Fate/Samurai Remnant‘s new trailer gives us a taste of both combat and story.
You can view the announcement and trailer below:
In this intense trailer, players are introduced to life in the streets of Edo, getting a glimpse into the deeper aspects of the storyline accompanied by the game’s main theme, “Zanya Gensou feat. LICCA / Spiral Ladder”.
Throughout the Fate franchise, pairs of Masters and heroic spirits – also known as Servants – have been fighting across history in a series of Holy Grail Wars, with the winning duo receiving an ancient artifact that grants wishes. Fate/Samurai Remnant continues the series’ epic Holy Grail War in Edo Period Japan as players control young samurai Miyamoto Iori alongside his Servant Saber. Here, a battle between seven pairs of Masters and Servants is about to begin as the “Waxing Moon Ritual” unfolds in the shadows.
Playing as Iori, players will explore the town of Edo and experience a variety of activities, such as wandering the streets in the company of various Servants, shopping at the mysterious store “Babyloni-ya”, or visiting famous places scattered throughout Edo. Accompanied by Saber, who is particularly keen to discover life in Edo, Iori will be able to complete a variety of side quests to earn money and much-needed materials. He will even be called upon to arbitrate fights!
As Edo is divided into several districts, players can move from one to another using the world map, which will show them where to go to progress through the story of the Waxing Moon Ritual. Saber will also mark places of interest on the map. Some Rogue Servants may suggest sub-quests called “Digressions”. As they progress through the different Digressions, players will bond with Rogue Servants who will accompany Iori.
By taking part in the Ritual, Iori will have to prepare himself to face powerful opponents in fearsome battles with the help of Saber and other Rogue Servants. To maximize their chances, players can upgrade not only Iori’s skill tree, but also those of Saber and other Rogue Servants, unlocking various skills and abilities that they can equip. In addition to his skill tree, Iori can use materials with his sword mountings to strengthen its abilities and replace the skills attached to it. Players will also be able to fill in Saber’s “Memento Ring” as they strengthen the bond between Servant and Master by exploring the town of Edo and progressing through the story. Once they reach a certain level on the “Memento Ring”, players can increase their chances of using Link Strikes in battle or unlock new skills in Saber’s tree.
Koei Tecmo also plans to host a special livestream on September 21, 2023, which will provide players with more info about the game.
You can also pre-order the collector’s edition for Fate/Samurai Remnant through the Nis Online Store. This edition is called the Treasure Box, and costs roughly $115 dollars.
The Treasure Box edition includes the base game, digital artbook and soundtrack, the Fate/Samurai Remnant Season Pass that includes three DLC sets, and the Season Pass Bonus item “Hallowed Relic Sword Mountings”.
Fate/Samurai Remnant is scheduled to release on September 28, 2023, for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Microsoft Windows (through Steam).