The webpage of Cygames’ upcoming JRPG Granblue Fantasy: Relink has recently been updated and there has been a notification about the changes.
Granblue Fantasy: Relink helmed fully by Cygames
The website of the upcoming JRPG has a new update, which is the removal of the Platinum Games’ logo. This has a reason behind it and there are statements from both game companies about this sudden change.
Here is Cygames’ statement:
Changes regarding the development of Granblue Fantasy: Relink
Tokyo-based video game publisher and developer Cygames, Inc. (HQ: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Koichi Watanabe, hereinafter referred as “Cygames”) has recently been engaged in the co-development of the upcoming console game Granblue Fantasy: Relink together with esteemed developer PlatinumGames Inc.
Going forward, Cygames will handle 100 percent of development internally.
Cygames would like to assure everyone looking forward to the title that we remain committed to delivering a game that meets the expectation of our fan-base and gamers everywhere.
Here is Platinum Games’ statement:
Regarding Conclusion of the Development Contract for Granblue Fantasy: Relink
While we, PlatinumGames, have been working with Cygames in co-development of the upcoming console game Granblue Fantasy: Relink, we officially announce our contract on the project has come to an end. Development will still continue, but be handled solely by Cygames’ internal development team.
We would like to express our thanks to everyone who has shown interest in the project, and ask that the same support should continue for Granblue Fantasy: Relink as its production continues forward.
The game is still in development hence no specific release date for now. It will launch on PlayStation 4 first.