Square Enix's Left Alive Is "a Good, Solid Single-Player Game;" Has Limited Online Features

If you were wondering on whether Left Alive will be a mostly a single player experience, Director Toshifumi Nabeshima confirmed that it indeed is.

Nowadays, publishers often seem to feel that single-player games are less valuable, but apparently, Square Enix isn’t afraid to offer single-player experiences to its fans. The upcoming survival-action game Left Alive will be pretty much that.

At Gamescom, we asked Director Toshifumi Nabeshima whether there was any multiplayer, and he explained that the title is designed to be a solid single-player experience, even if there will be some limited online features.

“It’s very much designed to be a good solid single-player game. At its core, it’s a single-player experience from start to finish. Although there are some small online elements. It’s not a full versus or co-op mode. “

When I asked if Nabeshima-san was talking about leaderboards, he simply answered that more information will be revealed at a later time.

If you want to learn more about Left Alive, you can check out the a ton of new details from Gamescom 2018an earlier batch of screenshotsthe original teaser trailer and the first full trailer with a glimpse of gameplay from last year. You can also read how Square Enix managed to recruit legendary Metal Gear Solid artist Yoji Shinkawa for to work on the game’s character design.

The game is in development for PS4 and PC, with no release date announced for now. Square Enix might consider other platforms after launch.

Left Alive can already be pre-ordered for PS4 on Amazon.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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