As the year draws to a close, XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., celebrates a monumental 12 months filled with fan excitement and stellar games. The company is excited to present a recap of one of its strongest years of releases in a new video showcasing the diverse lineup of titles it launched across PC and home consoles. This year’s exceptional slate of games included the return of fan-favorite franchises and the debut of new critically-acclaimed titles, and the company surpassed previous highest-sales and fastest-selling records worldwide.
With a diverse catalog of 11 curated games, the XSEED Games portfolio this year included the highly anticipated Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, along with Granblue Fantasy: Versus, the North American console debut of Cygames’ hit RPG, Granblue Fantasy. Global sales for the titles topped 500,000 and 450,000, respectively. The popular Bokujo Monogatari series also returned with a full remake of one of its most beloved entries in STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, receiving accolades from fans and critics alike on its way to selling over 200,000 copies on Nintendo Switch™ system in North America.
“This was an incredible year for us, and represents one of the more diverse lineup of games we’ve had,” said XSEED Games President, Ken Berry, “Between being able to release titles long in development to releasing fresh surprises, we hope that our games have helped people stay entertained through what has been a challenging year. We want to thank our fans for all their support and we look forward to a new year, and new surprises.”
The full lineup of titles released this year in chronological order is as follows:
Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls, DAEMON X MACHINA, Rune Factory 4 Special, Granblue Fantasy: Versus, Ys: Memories of Celceta, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, Kandagawa Jet Girls, UPPERS, No More Heroes, No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, and Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin.
XSEED Games has already announced multiple titles for 2021, including STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town and Rune Factory 5 for Nintendo Switch. The publisher will be sharing more information about these games, as well as other exciting new titles, in the coming months.
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