SQUARE ENIX announced a new title in the series of BRAVELY DEFAULT, called BRAVELY DEFAULT BRILLIANT LIGHTS. With this new game planned for iOS is Android the company will celebrate ten years of the franchise. The character design this time will be curated by Raita Kazama(Xenoblade Chronicles, Mercenaries Wings, Stranger of Sword City), while the story will be written by Keiichi Ajiro (scenario director of BRAVELY SECOND: End Layer and lead scenario plannet of the first BRAVELY DEFAULT). The turn-based combat phases will obviously be optimized for playing on smartphones, but it does not seem to differ much from those seen in the other episodes of the series, as well as the narration modes very similar to those seen in the title released on Nintendo Switch.
BRAVELY DEFAULT BRILLIANT LIGHTS will put us in front of a plot and unpublished characters, but already from the trailer that you find at the bottom of the news we can admire the welcome return of some characters of the console titles, among which the protagonists of the first title and of BRAVELY DEFAULT II (here you can find ours review).
The release date has not yet been revealed, but in Japan there will soon be a closed beta test, the details of which will be revealed shortly through the official Twitter account of the title. Famitsu confirms that the title will be free to download and will contain microtransactions. Note that the font used for the logo is the same as BRAVELY SECOND, different from that of the numbered chapters of the series. From this we can assume that the publisher somehow wants to separate two different branches of the same brand. We hope to see it sooner or later in the West as well.
BRAVELY DEFAULT BRILLIANT LIGHTS – Announcement Trailer
Source: SQUARE ENIX Street Famitsu