A new Fire Emblem datamine may have discovered a gap in the main timeline

A new Fire Emblem datamine may have discovered a gap in the main timeline
A new Fire Emblem datamine may have discovered a gap in the main timeline
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Fire Emblem Engage hit the scene last week and, as usual, dataminers have been sifting through the game’s files to uncover hidden secrets. One, in particular, that seems to have gained traction focuses on the codename of the latest entry.

Based on previous datamines, it is known how Fire Emblem games follow a certain pattern when it comes to their development codenames. As explained by modder and dataminer’

on Twitter, Fire Emblem Engage is internally coded as “Iron19”. Where it gets interesting is the fact that the previous mainline Fire Emblem: Three Houses game is codenamed “Iron17.”

There is a numbered gap between these major entries, even if they are consecutive. This naming convention has also alone applies to the main series,

have different code names. Fire Emblem Warriors is said to have “not gotten that treatment” and Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes apparently is. .

Of course, this raised questions about what’s going on between “Iron17” (Three Houses) and “Iron19” (Engage). There have been rumors in the past about Fire Emblem remakes, and other theories and speculation on some forums claim that “Iron18” may have been cancelled, delayed, or merged with another title. And keep in mind that there have been other Fire Emblem games have also been released over the years.

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. A new datamine Fire Emblem maybe discovered a gap in main timeline

. Fire Emblem datamine discovered gap main timeline

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