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Front Mission 1st Remake goes to war this month on PS5, PS4



Forever Entertainment has today confirmed that it is porting Front Mission 1st: Remake to PS5, the PS4 release on June 30, 2023, later this month after a trophy listing leaked its existence. The game also features a modernized RPG return with a modern mode said to have improved controls, and the soundtrack has also been orchestrated.

“With dozens of characters to meet, its mature story, and non-Manichean protagonists, Front Mission is a classic of the technical Japanese RPG genre, finally available worldwide,” the PS Store listing states. While it lacks a price at the time of writing, the Nintendo Switch version goes for £31.49 / $34.99 on the eShop. It is not yet known if the PS5, PS4 versions will come with any other graphical improvements over the base Nintendo Switch remake.

Although the improved visuals give Front Mission a very welcome look, our sister publication Nintendo life The game was criticized for difficult gameplay and inaccurate weapons. “Unless you’re a die-hard fan of the original or the TRPG genre in general, you’re probably safe to give it a miss or turn down the combat difficulty to enjoy the story. Despite the strength of the setting. and characters, the gameplay becomes more frustrating than fun and won’t keep most players engaged in the first few hours,” it concluded in a review rated 5/10.

Forever Entertainment is also growing Front Mission 2 And Front Mission 3, once again a first for the Nintendo Switch, so some gameplay improvements may be packaged with those sequels. Are you waiting for Front Mission 1: Remake to come to PS5, PS4? Plan your moves in the comments below.


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