Scarlet Nexus Reveals Second Protagonist Kasane Randall, New Gameplay, Trailers

TGS 2020: Scarlet Nexus actually has a second protagonist players can pick at the beginning, Kasane Randall, with her own distinct story line.

By Iyane Agossah

September 27, 2020

Bandai Namco held a live stream for Scarlet Nexus at TGS 2020, revealing multiple new trailers and gameplay sequences. In particular, we learned Scarlet Nexus actually has two protagonists. The first one is Yuito Sumeragi, which we’ve seen until now. The other one is Kasane Randall, a character who was previously introduced. Turned out she’s also a protagonist. When starting Scarlet Nexus, players will get to choose between Yuito and Kasane, and they each have their own distinct storyline.

The game’s cover artwork was published as well. It’s the illustration featured at the top of this story. The staff mentioned the illustration is “almost” done and will be brushed up a bit. You can see the two protagonists on the front row, Kasane and Yuito. New characters who weren’t introduced yet can be seen as well.

Next, Bandai Namco revealed the scenarist of Scarlet Nexus is Takumi Miyajima, who worked on Tales of Symphonia and Tales of the Abyss. Meanwhile, we already knew the game is directed by Kenji Anabuki. He worked on Symphonia, Abyss, Vesperia, Xillia, and Xillia 2.

On stream, the staff said they still can’t announce a release date yet, but that the game’s development is going well.

The two new trailers can be found below alongside the gameplay sequences. The first trailer features the Scarlet Nexus theme song by The Oral Cigarettes. The second trailer focuses on Yuito Sumeragi.

Scarlet Nexus Theme Song Trailer:

Next, we have the new trailer focusing on Yuito:

Scarlet Nexus TGS 2020 Gameplay with Yuito (1:20:48 timestamp):

Kasane Protagonist Reveal, with the protagonist selection screen at the beginning of the game (1:26:31 timestamp):

Scarlet Nexus will be out in 2021 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X. It’ll have smart delivery between the two Xbox. You can preorder it on Amazon to support DualShockers.

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Iyane Agossah

Living near Paris, Iyane is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. He speaks Japanese, has been watching anime for over 25 years, and plays Genshin Impact mainly for its story. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07.

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