RPG Maker MV Release Date Set for October 23

Enterbrain has pushed up the release date for RPG Maker MV, the latest in their ongoing series of DIY RPG maker suites.

The creator was originally set for a worldwide release sometime this winter, but is now set to release on Windows PC and Mac OSX on October 23rd. RPG Maker MV will cost $79.99.

If you pre-purchase the game through Steam or the RPG Maker official website, you’ll get the creation suite at a 10% discount, making it $71.99 at launch when the game unlocks.

Featured above, a new trailer for the creator was also released by the developer. Here’s a quick refresher of what is coming with the game via Enterbrain, below:

Simple enough for a child, powerful enough for a developer, versatile enough for any platform.

For years, RPG Maker has been the easiest way to make your own Windows PC Roleplaying game. We have strived to give everyone, regardless of experience or skill level, the tools to make a game they could be proud of. Now, with RPG Maker MV, your game isn’t just on Windows PC, its on the move. Make your game on your Windows or OS X PC, and then deploy it for iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, or even to play in a browser using HTML5!

Make Games for the Platforms You Want from Any PC

RPG Maker MV can run on both Windows and Mac OS X PCs. Users can also export games for the following platforms:

  • Windows/EXE
  • MacOSX/APP
  • Android/APK
  • iOS/IPA
  • HTML 5 for Web Browsers

Build Your World with an Improved Map Editor

RPG Maker MV uses a user-friendly​ map system to help you build the RPG world of your dreams. With an additional automated upper layer, mapping in MV is even easier than before.

Make Your World Live with a Simple Event System

In RPG Maker MV, you use the simple, intuitive event system to bring your world to life. You can easily and quickly create NPCs for your characters to interact with, puzzles for them to solve, and quests for them to complete.

Get Started Immediately with Built-In Resources

RPG Maker MV, like previous RPG Makers, comes with its own graphic and audio resources for you to use in your game. From sprites to battlers, from sound effects to music. MV comes with resources for both Fantasy and Sci-fi games, and you are easily able to add more.

Use Two Different Battle Modes, Right Out of the Box

With a tick of a checkbox, you can switch between the classic Front View Battle to a Side View Battle system.

Use a Mouse or Touch Screen to Play Your Games

Tired of playing RPG Maker games with your keyboard? With RPG Maker MV, your game will allow the player to play the game with a flick of their mouse, or using a touch screen.

See Your Game in Higher Resolution

RPG Maker MV can show more than ever before. With a default 1.5x the resolution, sprites can show more emotion and the scenery can be more detailed than ever before.

Use Plugins to Make a Fully Customized Game

Want to customize your game even further? Use plugins to change things the way YOU want them. You can get them from us, get them from other fans, or master JavaScript to make your own! With our new plugin manager, you can just drop in the .js file of a plugin, and then configure it directly in the editor.

Are you guys looking to pick up RPG Maker MV? Regardless, sound off in the comments below regarding the creator’s new features!

Brandon Orselli


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