Square Enix Announces Community For Game Developers/Influencers

"Your opinions will be reflected in the game, and you will be able to see how the game is being improved based on your inputs."

A game of any type starts from an idea that studios like Square Enix then follow. These ideas come from producers and storyboard writers, but the greatest idea comes from unexpected areas. Take Hideo Kojima as a great example. After forming his own studio, he made Death Stranding, a title with concepts never before seen.

It seems as if Square Enix is following a new stride to achieving these new ideas. They have extended an arm toward the future of game development with a new Live Interactive Works Game Development Crew. “This is a community where users are invited to participate in test play and discussion of games in development, and to create games together.”

Square Enix is going all-out on this new feature. They are taking input from players and implementing that in their new titles piece-by-piece. “You will be able to see how the game is being improved based on your inputs. In addition, the development meetings can be freely broadcast on video or other media!”

The company is tackling the traditional method of following the script to follow the player. Although this is not the first time that a team follows the players’ suggestions so casually. Many indie titles that start on Kickstarter or are funded by the players were also guided by player suggestions and ideas.

“We aim to create a new form of game development where people can experience real development and communicate it to the world!” Players will be able to easily communicate with each other and the developers to see what’s practical and what works. A truly open experience.

Unfortunately, not everyone can join as there are some minor requirements. The first is being interested in general gaming, this also means that one must have some prior knowledge. The other is to have at least 3,000 subscribers, this is mostly for publicity reasons.

“At this stage, we are looking for “game influencers”. where the game is being used as a “communication tool” to the fullest. We also plan to expand the target audience in accordance with future stages of game development.”

Square Enix has already started its projects, and the first one is extremely intriguing. “A Panic Movie Turned into a Game!” This game recreates the battle between monsters that prey on humans with overwhelming force and humans who cooperate with each other to find an opportunity to rebel.”

Titled “Project Gluttony”, the project is an online multiplayer competitive game with cute-looking monsters that have a severe taste for some human blood. The game definitely feels like it has been driven by players and producers alike. “Our aim is to create a party game with a fun slapstick feel,” says the developer.

Although the graphics and systems are in the works, there’s no doubt that this title will storm the gaming world. The path the company decided to take is a great one, making the player feel incorporated into the game is a positive all the way.

What do you think about this? Do tell us your opinions in the comments below!

Similar Reads: Skate 4 Will Be F2P With Microtransactions But No P2W

Did you find this helpful? Leave feedback below.

Thanks! Do share your feedback with us. ⚡

How can we make this post better? Your help would be appreciated. ✍

Subscribe to our newsletter and get up-to-speed gaming updates delivered to your inbox.

We don’t spam! Read more in our privacy policy.

Shameer Sarfaraz is a Senior News Writer on eXputer who loves to keep up with the gaming and entertainment industries devoutly. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and several years of experience reporting on games. Besides his passion for breaking news stories, Shahmeer loves spending his leisure time farming away in Stardew Valley. VGC, IGN, GameSpot, Game Rant, TheGamer, GamingBolt, The Verge, NME, Metro, Dot Esports, GameByte, Kotaku Australia, PC Gamer, and more have cited his articles.

Experience: 4+ Years || Education: Bachelor in Computer Science.

Related Articles

Join Our Community

Enjoyed this article? Discuss the latest gaming news, get expert help with guides and errors, and chat about all things gaming on eXputer Forums and Discord Server. Connect with fellow gamers who share your passion by becoming a part of eXputer's community.