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Square Enix works with Luminous Productions on Project Athia, a mysterious title that was recently announced for PlayStation 5 and PC. The game was presented with an attractive teaser, but no further details about it were revealed.
Fortunately, more details of the project gradually come to light. Yosuke Matsuda, President and CEO of Square Enix, spoke about Project Athia and gave us the first clues to find out what kind of game it is. Also, the manager said that Project Athia will take advantage of all the technology of PlayStation 5 to look spectacular.
Project Athia will be open world and harness the power of PS5
Matsuda confirmed that Project Athia will be an open-world title that will give players great opportunities for exploration. The executive said that this project will harness the power of the PlayStation 5 to offer ray tracing and an attractive visual section.
« The Project Athia game that we will launch for PS5 is an open style title in which users can freely move around the world. PS5 dramatically improves video technology, such as with the implementation of ray tracing technology, » he said. the Matsuda.
The executive also said that the version for PlayStation 5 will be on par with that of PC. In Matsuda’s words, Project Athia will look almost identically on the console or on a computer.
On the other hand, the head of Square Enix assured that his business is on several platforms, such as mobiles and devices that use the power of the cloud. However, they will continue betting on « high-end platforms such as PlayStation 5 ».
From Matsuda’s perspective, consoles like Sony’s are important in the industry because « they are full of the best technology. » So they will work to develop games that take advantage of all the capabilities of the console.
Project Athia is in development for PlayStation 5 and PC. For now there is no confirmed release date. Here you will find more information about him.