AQUAPLUS streamed the trailer for the Playstation 4 action game Utawarerumono Zan on May 18, 2018. It’s the newest title in the Utawarerumono franchise. The trailer also revealed its September 27, 2018 release date. AQUAPLUS first teased the game last July 2017 with the code name UTZ.
Tamsoft and AQUAPLUS are both working on the game’s development. AQUAPLUS is also recruiting three scenario writers and 10 3D-CG artists for the Utawarerumono project’s “second stage”. The said job postings are available on the AQUAPLUS official website.
Utawarerumono is a Japanese adult tactical role-playing visual novel developed by Leaf. It first launched for the PC in 2002, then later ported to the Playstation 2 and Playstation Portable. The game had two more installments with the titles Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen and Utawarerumono: Futari no Hakuoro. The game also had a TV anime adaptation that aired in 2006, and a manga adaptation in 2009.