Publisher and developer Square Enixand developer To get announced Octopath Traveler II for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4Transition and PC (Steam). It will go on sale worldwide on February 24, 2023.

Here’s an overview of the game through it Steam page:

About

The story takes place in Solistia, which consists of an eastern and western continent divided by the sea.

This is a time when large ships navigated busy sea lanes and the power of steam gave rise to new technologies.

Some people admire the glamorous stars of the stage and industry, while others are moved to tears by war, plague and poverty.

In this far-off kingdom, eight travelers from different regions set out on their quest. Step into their shoes and explore the land as you see fit, using their unique talents to help you along your journey.

Get on board adventure all their own.

Key Features

  • Begin your adventure as one of eight new travelers, each with their own backgrounds, motivations, and unique skills.
  • series’ HD-2D A fusion of retro pixel art and 3D CG, the graphics have reached even greater heights.
  • The story takes place in Solistia, where different cultures flourish from east to west and the industries of the new age flourish. You can explore every corner of the world that changes from day to night by sailing the seas.
  • Every traveler has to fight townspeople, get items, take others on their journey, etc. has a unique set of Path Actions that it can use for where are you going what will you do Every path is yours.
  • Familiar mechanics from the original game have been retained, such as the freedom to develop jobs and skills for your travelers, as well as the Break and Boost system that makes combat so exciting. New mechanics have also been added.

And here are some additional details:

In Octopath Traveler II, players will embark on an exciting journey through the brand new world of Solistia. Made by the same team behind the beloved original, which has sold more than three million copies worldwide, this installment improves on the series’ signature HD-2D visuals: a stunning mix of retro 2D characters in a beautiful 3D world. The game’s new storyline, characters, and features make it the perfect introduction to the series for newcomers, while maintaining the charm of the original game for veteran players. Players can look forward to following the journey of eight different heroes as they explore the land and conquer enemies in strategic turn-based battles in a standalone adventure.

New and returning gameplay features and elements include:

  • Break & Boost Battle System – Players must act strategically to use their enemies’ weaknesses to “break” them to deal more damage and “boost” their travelers to increase their abilities.
  • Road movements – Players can interact with NPCs around the world in a variety of ways using movementunique to each character. The road actions will change depending on the main character and whether it is day or night.
  • New Story and Characters – Players can embark on a grand adventure in the new land of Solistia and experience the intertwining stories of eight new travelers: Hikari (Warrior), Agnea (Dancer), Partitio (Merchant), Oswald (Scientist), Throné (Thief), Temenos (Cleric), Ochette (Hunter) and Castti (Apothecary).
  • Day / Night Cycle – Cityscapes and Road actions available for each character will change depending on whether it is day or night, creating more opportunities for exploration and discovery.
  • Hidden power – A new battle element where characters can unleash a powerful ability after the ability gauge is full during battle.
  • Crossed Paths – As their journey progresses, additional stories will unfold between the heroes, and their stories will become more intertwined.

Octopath Traveler II The Standard Digital Edition will be available for pre-order via Steam for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC within the next 24 hours. Pre-orders for the Standard Digital Edition Nintendo Switch will start later. The Standard Physical Edition for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch is now available for pre-order through select retailers. The Physical Collector’s Edition Set is available for pre-order now exclusively for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Square Enix Store.

The physical Collector’s Edition Set includes:

  • Octopath Traveler II Standard Edition Game
  • Octopath Traveler II Bust Set of Travelers: bust figurines of eight heroes
  • Octopath Traveler II Art Album: 44 page art book
  • Octopath Traveler II – Extended Battle Pieces–: mini soundtrack CD

By pre-ordering the Digital Standard Edition, players can receive the “Travel Provisions” downloadable content pack, which includes the following consumables to help players on their travels:

  • Healing Grape (M) x 5
  • Inspiration Plum (M) x 5
  • Revitalease jam x 2
  • Gold Dust (tradable for 5000 leaves in game) x 1

Watch the announcement trailer below. Check out the first screenshots in the gallery.

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