Front Mission 1st: Remake coming to Nintendo Switch this Summer

The February 2022 Nintendo Direct has revealed that Square Enix will release new remakes of the first two Front Mission games for Nintendo Switch.

The Front Mission 1st remake will be available in Summer 2022, and Front Mission 2 will follow later on an unspecified date. Both remakes of the mecha strategy RPG titles are being developed externally and will be published by Forever Entertainment SA.

The announcement also showed a sneak peek of the first game's remake. While the game will generally reproduce the isometric viewpoints from the classic platforms (SNES, PS1, NDS), the remake will turn all environments to 3D with a rotatable camera. The player can also target a specific body part of a Wanzer, at which point the camera shows a frontal close-up of the enemy mech.

An announcement trailer, press release, and screenshot set can be found below, via Forever Entertainment. The Nintendo page is here, and the official website is here.

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We’re excited to announce, that the very first Nintendo Direct in 2022 just aired, featuring our upcoming game FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake!

Are you excited about the modern adaptation of classic Front Mission games?

  • Front Mission comes back as a remake
  • The game features a modern mode with improved controls
  • The legendary soundtrack fully reorchestrated

In the year 2090, the world's conflicts are fought using giant war machines called Wanzers. Huffman Island, the only place where the Oceania Cooperative Union (O.C.U.) and the Unified Continental States (U.C.S.) share a land border is a hotbed of conflict.

With dozens of characters to meet, its mature story, and non-Manichean protagonists, Front Mission is the classic tactical Japanese RPG, finally available worldwide.

FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake launches Summer 2022!

FRONT MISSION 2: Remake is coming to Nintendo Switch at the later date - more info coming soon!

Supported Languages: EN, FR, ES, PT, IT, DE, PL, ZH, JA

Publisher: Forever Entertainment S.A.

Front Mission 1st: Remake
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