Wonder Flick, a Japanese RPG by Ni no Kuni developer Level-5, was originally for mobile systems, but was also announced for release on most current consoles, highlighted of course by the two most powerful among them, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This was about two years ago, then nothing happened. Today, the company has posted a notice that service for the mobile version will be terminated in September.
With absolutely no news or media coming forth about the console versions — not even a simple “But you can still play on these fine machines” within the cancellation post — things look grim for those hoping to play this on their TV screens.
Wonder Flick is (was?) an action RPG featuring music by longtime Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu. Data was to be shared across all platforms, and the original release date was supposed to be in 2014.
The teardown schedule posted on the official site says that microtransactions will end in June, though players can still get refunds on their game coins.
Though it doesn’t specifically state that the X1, PS4, Wii-U, PS3, and Vita versions are 100% dead, the years without updates and quiet cancellation of the original version are not good signs. If you’ve followed game news long enough, you can see where this is going. We’ll let you know if anything changes.