Watch a set of trailers below. View the very first screenshots at the gallery. Go to the official website here.
Dear Villagers head of publishing Guillamet Jamet added, “Seeing this world come together has actually been a pleasure. Astria Ascending is more than a homage to the classics. In a world where turmoil looms, players take control of the Demigods– a motley crew of 8 heroes charged with the fate of the world. Along with the carefully tuned turn-based fight, players can attempt out a range of side quests and mini-games, including an original fantasy-themed token video game.
Dear Villagers will launched newly revealed, Artisan Studios-developed RPG Astria Ascending for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store in 2021 the west, the publisher announced. It will also be available via Xbox Game Pass.
” In Astria Ascending, we wanted to check out how people cope in extraordinary times,” said Artisan Studios video game director Julien Bourgeois in a press release. “Each hero has their own viewpoint, but its the relationships they form with one another that really brings the story to life.”
Dear Villagers head of publishing Guillamet Jamet added, “Seeing this world come together has actually been a delight. Astria Ascending is more than a tribute to the classics.
Here is an introduction of the video game, through Dear Villagers:
An impressive adventure with the beauty and pedigree of a timeless JRPG, Astria Ascending tells an extensive story of fate, sacrifice and clean slates.
The video game was developed in partnership with publisher Dear Villagers and boasts contributions from first-rate JRPG designers, with a score by Hitoshi Sakimoto (Final Fantasy XII, Vagrant Story), narrative by Kazushige Nojima (Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy VII Remake) and art from CyDesignation (Akihiko Yoshida and Hideo Minaba).
In a world where chaos looms, players take control of the Demigods– a motley team of eight heroes charged with the fate of the world. Each character has their own story, checked out across five cities, twenty-five dungeons and thirty hours of gameplay up to fifty for 100% of conclusion. Along with the finely tuned turn-based battle, gamers can experiment with a variety of side quests and mini-games, consisting of an initial fantasy-themed token game.
Epic Tales– Fight for the future while you consider the past; sacrifice everything, relinquish absolutely nothing. The story of Astria Ascending was developed in part by writer Kazushige Nojima, known for his work on Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Living Landscapes– Travel the world of Orcanon, a highly envisioned and totally animated 2D landscape with five cities and a vibrant weather system.
Unforgettable Characters– Pick from 8 adjustable gamer characters spanning a series of fantastical races and skills, and assemble a varied team of heroes.
Rewarding Combat– Work together to save the world, waging strategic turn-based fights using the innovative focus point system.
A Treat for the Ears– With music and SFX from author Hitoshi Sakimoto (Final Fantasy XII, Valkyria Chronicles), Astria Ascending is a heart-swelling pleasure to listen to.