Unless you have an objection, Capcom has announced that Ace Attorney 6 is in development for the 3DS. The game will be playable at this year’s Tokyo Game Show and the publisher has already gone ahead and confirmed that a North American release is in the works:
You heard Wright! Ace Attorney 6 (working title), announced in Japan today, is also in development for the west!
— Ace Attorney (@aceattorneygame) September 1, 2015
Ace Attorney 6 will be the first game released in the franchise’s “main series” since Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies in 2011. However, that doesn’t mean the Ace Attorney crew has been idle all this time. A crossover game, Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney, was released for the 3DS last year. More recently, The Great Ace Attorney, a spinoff set in the 19th century, was released exclusively in Japan just a few weeks ago. Even though the main character hobnobs with Sherlock Holmes and helps the famous detective solve a case, an American release for The Great Ace Attorney has yet to be announced.
The 2015 Tokyo Game Show kicks off in two weeks, so expect to hear more about Ace Attorney 6 then.