Fans have had to be very patient when it comes to Digimon Survive. Originally planned to launch in 2019, but then delayed to 2020, 2021, and then the most recent delay to 2022, it's certainly been a long time coming.
Thankfully, though, the game has now been officially rated by the ESRB, suggesting that its release isn't too far away. If you're interested, it's been rated 'Teen'; here's what the ESRB had to say...
"This is a visual novel, with strategy/role-playing game elements, in which players follow Japanese teenagers lost in a world of monsters. As players follow the storyline, they periodically engage in turn-based battles using Digimon (monsters with special powers/abilities).
As human and Digimon characters move around grid-like battlefields, players select attack moves/skills from a menu and watch short animations of monsters executing moves. Attacks can include kicking, biting, blasts of energy, and elemental bursts. One cutscene briefly depicts a still image of a bloodstained corpse. Out of a variety of attack moves, Digimon can perform a Poop Toss, which is depicted as a cartoony poo coil thrown at opponents, and is accompanied by squishy sound effects. The words “sh*t,” “b*tch,” and “p*ssed” appear in the dialogue."
You had us at squishy poop sound effects.
The game's producer recently posted a message to fans thanking them for their patience and claiming that it would indeed be launching in 2022. The message noted that more news on the game was coming "soon", and with this rating now in place, there's even more reason to believe that the wait is almost over.
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