After having passed 10 years since its original release on PS3 and Xbox360, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron will be relaunched on PC via Steam. This has been announced by those in charge with a press release in Spanish which has been followed by a message on Twitter from his own Sawaki Takeyasu, productor del original. It is not yet known when it will arrive on this platform, but it has been confirmed that it will launch with voices and texts in both English and Japanese.
“Currently under development, but since I imagine that people would like to know how their progress is going, I would like to share their status from time to time “, says the message that Takeyasu has published and Twitter and that you can see under these lines. For this relaunch El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron to receive new features, according to the producer, such as the option to change the language or a new launcher.
[El Shaddai Steam version progress report]
I’m currently working on it, but I’d like to know the progress, so I’d like to write about the current situation.
By the way, now that the hardware changes from Xbox, PS3 to PC
Options for switching between English / Japanese audio and subtitles
We are producing launchers that also serve as option substitutes. pic.twitter.com/dCHt7gzBm2— Takeyasu Takeyasu (サワゴン) (サワキエル) (@Sawaki_Takeyasu) December 7, 2020
It could reach more platforms if it sells well on Steam
The press release in which we referred to the beginning also includes some game producer statements: “It has been 10 years since the launch of El Shaddai on PS3 and Xbox360 and we have been receiving constant questions from PC players and fans of the game about its launch on that platform, that’s why we are proud to announce its release on Steam very soon!In fact, this relaunch is something that the producer himself had advanced a few months ago.
Responding to fans on his personal Twitter account, Sawaki Takeyasu also drops the possibility of bringing the game to more platforms if the Steam version sells well enough. Specifically, it answers whether it is possible to see El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron in PS4 and from his words it seems that everything depends on the host of the PC version.
If the name of El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron you should know that it is a somewhat peculiar work that is inspired by religious writings discarded by almost all religions and puts us in the shoes of Enoch, the chosen one as God’s scribe, to face hordes of monsters that have invaded Earth in a proposal for action that combines combat and platforms in both two and three dimensions. Can you read our analysis here. Sawaki Takeyasu, for his part, is known for having worked as designer at Capcom and have been involved in games of the stature of Okami The Devil May Cry.