Series producer Hideo Baba has confirmed at the Tales of festival event in Japan that the next mothership Tales of game will be Tales of Xillia 2. (via Andriasang)
Tales of Xillia 2 will take place a year after the original and will be a PS3 exclusive. A trailer was shown off at the event introducing three main characters, Ludgar, his cat Lulu, and a little girl called Elle.
Key decisions in the game will be taken with the L1 and R1 buttons. The trailer showed off two of these, one involved making a recipe with a tomato while the second was fighting or running away from a battle.
Ayumi Hamasaki and Ufotable will again be involved in the project after their work on the original, the prior will be singing the theme song while the latter will be doing the game's animation.
The game will be arriving in Winter of this year, Namco Bandai has promised us of a more specific date which will be revealed on the 27th of June so stay tuned.
The game's official site will be located tox2.tales-ch.jp and will be up momentarily.
Check out some of the screens from the trailer below: