Wo Lengthy: Fallen Dynasty might not have loved the kind of near-universal essential acclaim that developer Workforce Ninja’s Nioh titles did, nevertheless it was a profitable sufficient sport in its personal proper, with strong (if not spectacular) critiques and industrial efficiency to match, with over 1,000,000 items offered as of April final 12 months (and attracting 3.8 million gamers, courtesy of its day one Recreation Go launch).
Given its success then, is Wo Lengthy one thing that Workforce Ninja or Koei Tecmo intend to show right into a working franchise? For now, that doesn’t appear to be the plan. Talking in an interview with TouchArcade, Wo Lengthy: Fallen Dynasty director and producer Masakazu Hirayama mentioned that the developer presently has no plans to work on a sequel to the motion title.
Apparently, nonetheless, Hirayama did add that “if the chance arises”, he can be desirous about growing a follow-up that focuses on the interval in Chinese language historical past that comes after Wo Lengthy’s setting, which depicts the autumn of the Han Dynasty. That, in fact, is the Three Kingdoms period, which Hirayama says he want to “depict with motion and in a narrative” much like Wo Lengthy.
“We’ve no plans for a sequel at this stage, as our focus in fiscal 2023 was on the DLCs and updates,” he mentioned when requested a few sequel. “On prime of that, I really feel that the historic interval after the one set in Wo Lengthy has its personal distinctive attraction because the period of strategists, and we now have a want to depict it with motion and in a narrative, so we’d wish to tackle this problem if the chance arises.”
Wo Lengthy: Fallen Dynasty launched for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC in March, and has acquired three paid expansions since then within the type of Battle of Zhongyuan, Conqueror of Jiangdong, and Upheaval in Jingxiang. The sport has additionally seen various free updates and patches, in addition to collaboration occasions with different video games like Nioh 2, Bladepoint: Naraka, and Lies of P. An entire version is due out at this time.
In the meantime, developer Workforce Ninja’s subsequent sport, PlayStation 5 unique Rise of the Ronin, launches on March 22.