Today aNCHOR hosted its weekly livestream dedicated to the Muv-Luv franchise, and producer Sho Hamanaga talked about the plans for the new action game currently in early access, Project Mikhail.
Hamanaga-san showcased a series of slides, starting to the reaction of users to the early access.
The developer made a feedback form available to users, and 1,382 were submitted as of today, November 12.
Among the feedback received, the most (50.4%) was about battle, followed by multiplayer at 12.4%. 43.2% of the feedback was about controls, camera, and movement.
As such, the game will receive “radical changes” in its controls, camera, and movement, while multiplayer will be expanded so that players can play with friends and with other people they meet on Discord.
Further details and a roadmap will be announced in a new Producer Letter broadcast at the end of November.
The game is currently available via Steam Early Access and will be released on Nintendo Switch at the end of the early access phase.
If you’re interested in the Muv-Luv franchise in general, during the latest event we learned that the original Muv-Luv Trilogy (including Alternative) is coming to iOS and Android. We also got to enjoy the reveal of the official title and new gameplay for Immortal: Muv-Luv Alternative.
For additional information, you should definitely read our interview with the series’ creator Kouki Yoshimune and producer Kazutoshi Matsumura, alongside our semi-recent chat with Kitakuou about Immortal: Muv-Luv Alternative.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Muv-Luv franchise, you can read my extensive article explaining all you need to know to get into one of the best visual novel series of all time.