Yuji Naka up to date his social media accounts, resembling Facebook, to mirror he’s not related to Square Enix. The replace famous that his final day at Square Enix was April 30, 2021. It additionally mentioned he began there on January 1, 2018. This comes after Naka’s work on Balan Wonderworld for Square Enix. [Thanks, Andres Lopez and RecreationIndustry.biz!)
No clarification was supplied for any of the modifications. The change additionally concerned a brand new Facebook profile image. In July 2020, Yuji Naka modified to an image of him sporting Balan’s hat, from Balan Wonderworld, and posed subsequent to the Balan Company emblem. On May 26, 2021, he switched to a portrait of him in a swimsuit with out the hat and with no emblem anyplace.
Balan Company, a brand new model, was introduced again in July 2020. Square Enix then revealed Balan Wonderworld, a Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima sport that concerned exploring a magical world whereas utilizing varied costumes. However, the sport didn’t evaluation nicely and featured plenty of bugs and different points at launch. It even wanted a launch patch to take away seizure triggers. Its demo was additionally faraway from storefronts.
Balan Wonderworld is on the market for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. The Balan Wonderworld: Maestro of Mystery e book is on the market.
Image Source: Yuji Naka