NPIXEL, whom you might know from Gran Saga, has announced Chrono Odyssey. This title is “space-time epic fantasy massively multiplayer online RPG” themed around, uh, time and space. The game will be launching on console, PC, iOS and Android sometime 2022, with testing to begin in 2021.
Chrono Odyssey is meant to provide large-scale battles, map exploration, a new job system with 18 total jobs, a “grand story” that crosses time and space, realistic visuals via Unreal Engine 4, and a focus on cross-media expansion through novels, comics, drama production studios, and more. It continues a growing trend of massive MMORPG projects also planning for mobile launches.
An overview of the game from NPIXEL is given as follows:
Chrono Odyssey, which is formerly known as “Project S,” is an epic fantasy massively multiplayer online RPG about time and space. This project visualizes the story of members of the special organization, “Idraiginn,” waging a huge war against 12 gods.
In Chrono Odyssey, players can experience a vast world with immersive stories, universe, and realistic graphics. Moreover, players can also enjoy unique job systems, maps that transcends time and space, random dungeon utilizes multiple spaces, large-scale RVR contents, high strategies, and excellent combat actions. Also, Cris Velasco, a global game music composer known for God of War, StarCraft, and Overwatch, participated in composing the soundtrack.
Chrono Odyssey is led by the CEO of NPIXEL, Spike Bong-gun Bae, who is known for DK Online and Seven Knights. The project started developing in 2019 and is currently developing it to test it in 2021. It plans to launch on various platforms such as PC, mobile, and console by optimizing graphics, user environment (UI), and user experience (UX).
NPIXEL raised expectations for game performance and potential with its first project, Gran Saga, and the second project, Chrono Odyssey, and attracted 30 billion won ($27 million USD) additional investment from Aspex, SAEHAN Venture Capital, and Altos Ventures last November.