God Eater is a franchise of hack n’ slash action role-playing video games with a healthy dose of science fiction developed by Shift that made its debut on the PlayStation Portable (PSP) all the way back in February of 2010. The latest iteration of the franchise is God Eater 3, released in 2018 in Japan on the PlayStation, with the global version coming out in February of the next year for PlayStation 4 as well as Windows. The game was also adapted to the Nintendo Switch in July 2019. In this article, we will be talking about the possibility of a fourth mainline instalment to the franchise, presumably titled God Eater 4 being developed by Shift, and when it could possibly be coming out. Right, let’s get into it.
The entire franchise features hack n’ slash combat, meaning it places more focus on melee and close-range combat than any form of ranged attacks. The premise of all the games is to find and hunt Aragmi, which are massive monsters. All games featured some sort of cooperative gameplay, usually with the core mission being playable with four players, and attack missions with a party of up to 8.
As usual, the fact that the game is a homegrown Japanese title with a Japanese developer and a Japanese publisher can mean only one thing: it will probably never release on an Xbox system. Sony is the single largest tech company of the island nation and considering the staunch patriotism the little country offers, the game’s developers will have no problem in agreeing to a PlayStation and Windows only release for their product. The game will most likely also come out for the PlayStation 5, considering the fact that it would be able to draw a good amount of players to the console due to its popularity.
We can expect to see a new God Eater title around 2023 or early 2024, considering the development cycle of the previous iterations.
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