At a press conference, Namco announced that Tales of Eternia, the third installment in its popular RPG series is already in production. The game is currently 25 percent complete and is scheduled for a Japan release next year. Character design is being done by Tales of Destiny veteran Mutsumi Inomata as Production I.G. will be returning to help with the game's cel animation production. The game will also feature an improved version of the Linear Motion Battle System.