Suikoden successor Eiyuden Chronicle hits Kickstarter goal in first day

Eiyuden Chronicle launched its Kickstarter marketing campaign immediately, and the successor to the Japanese role-playing recreation sequence Suikoden has already met its $509,713 purpose. It might need met that purpose even earlier, however Kickstarter was down for a bit shortly after the marketing campaign began, presumably as a consequence of overload from so many individuals visiting the web page.

Kickstarter was a powerhouse for funding video games, because of early profitable campaigns like Mighty No. 9 and The Broken Age. That momentum has slowed down just a little, however well-liked tasks can nonetheless crowdfund some large bucks, together with 2018’s BattleTech.

Suikoden turned notable to JRPG followers due its giant casts of characters and emotional tales. The primary entry within the sequence got here out in 1995. The final, Suikoden V, launched in 2006. That’s a protracted watch for Suikoden fanatics, and a brand new entry appeared all however unattainable when Konami scaled again improvement of all video games again in 2015.

The marketing campaign is happening till August 28, so it nonetheless has loads of time to assemble much more funds. That preliminary purpose is only for a PC model, however console variations change into unlocked at $1 million.