During September 2020 we brought you the announcement of a new title dedicated to the series RWBY, in the development of which were involved none other than WayForward, ARC SYSTEM WORKS is Rooster Teeth. The game then disappeared into thin air for a few months, only to return to the spotlight today with new information and even a trailer!
Its official name is RWBY: Arrowfell, and the platforms on which it will be released are PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch is PC. The game, however, is reported on release during the 2022, thus postponing the originally communicated launch window (i.e. 2021).
Are you curious to know more about this project? So here’s a little overview!
RWBY: Arrowfell is an original interactive chapter by writers Kerry Shawcross, Miles Luna and Eddy Rivas, and the events take place during the events of RWBY Volume 7. Players will take control of the team consisting of Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long, with the ability to swap them on the fly during single player or multiplayer game sessions (both local and online), as they try to stop a mysterious new threat in this side-scrolling 2D adventure.
As players explore Atlas, Mantle and numerous surrounding environments, they will face Grimm’s Creatures and other enemies seen in the series, as well as new threats. The team will also come across familiar faces including General Ironwood and Agents Ace, as well as a fearless new group of Slayers known as Team BRIR.
In addition to voiceovers from the original cast (including Lindsay Jones as Ruby, Kara Eberle as Weiss, Arryn Zech as Blake and Barbara Dunkleman as Yang), RWBY: Arrowfell features an original score by Dale North with vocal contributions by Casey Lee Williams . There will also be seven minutes of animated footage created exclusively for this product, as well as a new dynamic hand-drawn art style for in-game imagery that allows fans to experience the world of RWBY like never before.
Below we offer you a very first trailer of the game, where you can also admire it in action!
Source: WayForward Street Gematsu