Valkyria Chronicles, developed by Sega Wow and published by Sega, is a critically acclaimed tactical role-playing game released exclusively for the PlayStation 3 platform in 2008.
During Dengeki Festival event among various announcements was an announcement that the original Valkyria Chronicles staff was leading the project for Sega developed Fighting Climax crossover fighter. The producer for the game is Ryutaro Nonaka and the director is Takaharu Terada both of whom served as producer and director for Valkyria Chronicles respectively. Sega released a new trailer for the game which also showed Valkyria Chronicles stage.
Valkyria Chronicles was successful and well-received by the community which in turn spawned a media franchise which included several manga titles and an anime series. It also spawned two sequels released exclusively for PlayStation Portable titled; Valkyria Chronicles II and Valkyria Chronicles III in 2010 and 2011 respectively.
Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax is a crossover 2D fighting game of manga and anime franchises. At this moment, Sega hasn’t announced any platforms for the game. If the original Valkyria Chronicles staff is working on this title does this mean that Sega has abandoned Valkyria Chronicles franchise as fans were eagerly awaiting for a new game in the Valkyria Chronicles franchise. Looks like fans will have to wait more.
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In past few weeks, it was also confirmed that Sega bought Atlus which was known for its Persona fame and fans were skeptical whether this means death for the Persona franchise. But a new teaser site was put up by Atlus which showed the logo for the Persona team and contained a list of cities of Japan and three empty boxes along with a date.
What lies in the future for Valkyria Chronicles? Only time will tell whether Sega has abandoned the franchise or not.