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RPG Maker MV Heads to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on September 8

RPG Maker MV

NIS America (NISA) have announced the release date for RPG Maker MV on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

While the game had been previously confirmed for consoles in 2018, the console version was delayed. However, this new release date shows no sign of an Xbox One version that had previously been confirmed. We will keep you informed as we learn more.

You can find the new console Release Date trailer below.

You can find a rundown of the software (via Steam) below:


POWERFUL enough for a developer SIMPLE enough for a child 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‚Äč 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.


RPG Maker MV is available now via Windows PC, Mac, Linux (all via Steam), and September 8th for Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4.

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Ryan Pearson

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Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.