Actraiser Renaissance update 1.1.0 now available, refines gameplay and some music

Actraiser Renaissance update 1.1.0

Publisher Square Enix and developer Sonic Powered announced the Actraiser Renaissance update 1.1.0 is now available, adding gameplay and music refinements.

The new Actraiser Renaissance update 1.1.0 adds the ability to disable things like backstepping, making the gameplay more like the original game, as well as music refinements by composer Yuzo Koshiro, and more. The update is out now for smartphones, Switch, and PS4, but is coming tomorrow (May 3rd) for PC.

Here’s a new trailer for the update:

Here’s the full patch notes:

Actraiser Renaissance Update 1.1.0

Realm management and Siege changes

  • The item and SP potion drop rates during realm management and settlement defense have been increased.
  • The population requirements to complete certain objectives in Aitos and Marahna during realm management have been reduced.
  • The option to skip previously completed settlement siege battles has been added. (This feature is only available after completing the game.)

Realm and Gameplay changes

  • The difficulty of the Rafflasher boss fight in Marahna Act 1 has been adjusted.
  • The “Renaissance Actions” setting has been added to the game settings menu. If toggled off, backstepping, combos, rising strikes and overhead slams will be disabled, providing players with an experience closer to that of the original Actraiser.
  • The stage clear sequence has been adjusted.

Misc changes and fixes

  • The option to change the angel’s outfit during cutscenes has been added.
  • A number of the musical compositions have been further refined by Yuzo Koshiro.
  • An option to view update information has been added to the title screen.
  • Various other minor issues have also been addressed.

Actraiser Renaissance has been available across Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and for smartphones on both iOS (via the App Store), and Android (via Google Play). In case you missed it, you can find our thorough review for the game here.

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