Tales of Arise was officially confirmed at Microsoft’s E3 presser after previously being leaked over the weekend. Although the surprise was leaked we did get to see the first trailer for the game just now which looks amazing in action.
Check out the debut trailer for Tales of Arise, the latest entry in the Tales franchise by Bandai Namco, below:
Here’s the overview for the game:
On the planet Dahna, reverence has always been given to Rena, the planet in the sky, as a land of the righteous and divine. Stories handed down for generations became truth and masked reality for the people of Dahna. For 300 years, Rena has ruled over Dahna, pillaging the planet of its resources and stripping people of their dignity and freedom.
Our tale begins with two people, born on different worlds, each looking to change their fate and create a new future. Featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic Tales of gameplay mechanics, experience the next chapter in the world-famous Tale of series, Tales of Arise.
- The Next Chapter – Experience the next chapter in the Tales of series, brought to life in stunning HD powered by Unreal Engine 4.
- Dynamic Action – Dynamic Action RPG featuring an updated battle system that retains classic Tales of gameplay.
- Stunning Visuals – High quality animation created by ufotable.
More details and screenshots can be found here.
Thoughts in the new game by the Tales studio? It certainly looks like a proper evolution over previous games. Finally moving to a brand new engine and production process, it’ll be certainly interesting to see what kind of Tales games we get in the future as we get nearer to release of the next-generation consoles.
Tales of Arise releases on Xbox One, PC and PS4 in 2020.