It’s been nearly 20 years since the release of Skies of Arcadia on the Dreamcast, and former developer of the game wants a sequel to be made.
Kenji Hiruta, who worked on Map System Programming on the orginal game, posted a sketch of Vyse to his Twitter to celebrate the release of the game back in 2000.
Dear funs of Skies of Arcadia, please watch this masterpiece. I'm soooo moved. After 20 years, we can still see the new art of it. Unbelievably I'm happy. pic.twitter.com/p5t3icQ9i5
— 蛭田健司 Kenji Hiruta (@k_h00) January 12, 2020
Through the tweets, a user named Pixel claimed that one developer form the original game was pushing for SEGA to make another sequel. Hiruta would confirmed himself that he wants a sequel to be made.
Strongly. I really really want to develop the sequel. https://t.co/QDCydPd00s
— 蛭田健司 Kenji Hiruta (@k_h00) January 13, 2020
Skies of Arcadia was released on the Dreamcast on November 13, 2000 in North America. A port to the GameCube was made on January 27, 2003 under the name Skies of Arcadia Legends. Maybe with enough push, SEGA will see the demand and make a dream a reality. However, it is still just a dream.