The massively fashionable fantasy Journey RPG, Tower of Fantasy was launched globally on August 10. The sport topped the free video games chart in 22 nations on the primary day of its launch. Furthermore, its international model crossed 10 million downloads in simply 11 days. Regardless of dealing with just a few points the sport has gone from energy to energy and obtained pretty constructive critiques from each followers and critics. We at GamingonPhone sat with the Lead Designer of Tower of Fantasy specifically Sky for an interview on the sport’s journey since its launch and its upcoming future objectives.
Please introduce your self. Inform us briefly what’s your position on the Tower of Fantasy group.
I’m Sky, the lead designer of Tower of Fantasy. Our Dev group is at present a big group of practically 200 individuals. The group members have expertise in lots of well-known sport titles. Furthermore, greater than 25% of them have expertise as lead sport designers, lead artwork designers, or lead programmers.
The core members of the group are good at motion sport growth and have wealthy expertise in fight efficiency and degree design. As well as, our group members are very acquainted with Unreal engine growth.
The sport was formally launched in a majority of nations apart from just a few areas. Are there any plans to launch the sport in these mentioned areas sooner or later?
We’ve got heard from gamers in areas the place the sport has not been launched but. The sport will regularly embody these nations in our future publishing plans.
There are wonderful contents to be untapped throughout the open world along with the principle storyline, and we’d prefer to encourage the gamers to discover extra somewhat than speeding onto the subsequent chapter.
The International model has gotten a whole lot of balancing modifications as in comparison with the CN model of the sport, particularly with regards to the PvP mode, what different steps will likely be taken to implement this much more sooner or later?
We’ve got been listening to gamers of all areas when iterating the sport and bettering the International model in addition to the CN model.
The banner schedule for the worldwide model appears to be totally different from the CN model of the sport; will the sport observe the CN model after the top of Nemesis Banner, or will there be a special order fully?
The banner schedule might range in line with regional options. We’ll maintain updating the newest sport info and plans on our official web site and social accounts.
May you give us an perception into the event of in-game characters related to the principle storyline, particularly of their design and play model?
One of the crucial fashionable characters is Claudia. As Hykros Executor, she is usually primarily based on the idea of a soldier once we designed her. Due to this fact, the general model of her look and clothes follows the tone of a soldier; however we additionally took into consideration the comfort of motion and the energy of the fabric. As for her weapon, we wished to decide on melee weapons as a result of her character paid particular consideration to melee fight expertise in addition to the affect of her father who was good at swordsmanship.
Lately, the sport banned many accounts on the suspicion of dishonest within the sport, however just a few gamers which can be nonetheless dishonest blatantly have been capable of dodge the mass ban and are nonetheless on the prime of the server rankings. What’s the plan for coping with these gamers?
The group has taken a sequence of measures to stop dishonest and hacking and is consistently bettering our anti-cheating work. For verified dishonest behaviors, we’ve got given severe penalties:
- 10-year account suspension.
- These accounts have been faraway from the Rating after the Model 1.5 replace.
- We additionally made compensations associated to the rating difficulty to all servers as soon as we completed the method.
All penalties will likely be introduced on our official web site as nicely. Nevertheless, there’ll all the time be new dishonest strategies that undermine the equity of the sport and it is a long-term battle, so we want gamers to assist establish our blind spots. We welcome all Wanderers to report back to us any actions that undermine the equity of the sport by in-game experiences or by contacting customer support. We’ll deal with them on time.
Over the primary week of the sport launch, quite a few gamers have found varied bugs and server lag points, can we’ve got extra perception concerning these points and the way you propose to enhance bug fixing and the general expertise?
Following Tower of Fantasy’s launch, we’ve got carried out server registration and simultaneous restrict will increase on separate events. Issues associated to queuing, disconnection, and lack of ability to register and log in have been mounted. Tower of Fantasy additionally supplied particular person compensation to all of the gamers who registered by August 11 at 23:59.
Every week we are going to launch a Dev Report on our official social channels the place we inform gamers of the newest points mounted, these we’re actively working to resolve, and a consistently up to date FAQ.
We worth participant suggestions as an essential method to assist enhance our gameplay expertise. If gamers encounter any issues, we ask them to please contact customer support immediately in-game (go to “Settings,” then “Buyer Service”) to report any bugs. Gamers also can report the bugs within the #report-bugs channel of our official Discord server or immediately contact our Discord moderators.
As of now, the Crew doesn’t have many choices that can provoke group chats or cooperate as a group. As a participant, I really feel the social system contained in the crew may use some enhancements. Are there any plans to enhance the crew system?
Thanks very a lot in your suggestion! Bettering the Crew expertise is a serious a part of our dev plan going ahead.
What can the gamers count on from Tower of Fantasy within the subsequent 12 months?
We’ll proceed to introduce new content material about gameplay, characters, weapons, and occasions. We’ve got the Vera growth coming quickly, which can deliver mind-blowing new experiences.
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