Front Mission 1st: Remake is Getting Hot-Seat Multiplayer and Playable Mercenaries in Upcoming Update

The free Mercenaries update for Front Mission 1st: Remake is slated for release in early 2024.

Developer MegaPixel Studio has announced a major free update for Front Mission 1st: Remake. The update, slated for release in 2024, will bring along a host of new content, including single-player scenarios and a new local multiplayer hot-seat mode.

Titled Mercenaries, the update also brings with it a new roster of playable mercenaries, as well as a new commander character that players can choose. The new mercenaries are described by the studio as being meant to introduce players to the new content.

The upcoming hot-seat mode will allow players to take part in multiplayer skirmishes on a single device. The mode essentially has players take turns in deciding their moves, and will feature new skirmish maps.

Front Mission 1st: Remake was originally released back in November 2022 on the Nintendo Switch. The game has since been released on more platforms, coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC back in June.

Being a remake of the classic Front Mission, Front Mission 1st: Remake brings with it a host of quality of life improvements, including the ability to pick between Modern and Classic modes.