Publisher Falcom and developer UserJoy Japan has announced The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War, a new smartphone RPG.
The new mobile RPG is actually based on the upcoming TV anime of the same name, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War, and is launching sometime in 2023. The TV anime, focused on the events from the Trails of Cold Steel sub-series, is set to premiere in January 2023.
Here’s a rundown on the game:
What is The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War?
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War is a smartphone RPG game based on the TV anime The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel – Northern War, which will be broadcast from January 2023.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is a hit story RPG game software produced by Nihon Falcom, with four titles released between 2013 and 2018. Based on its epic worldview, the early part of the story unfolds from the autonomous province of Northumbria, located in the northwestern part of the Zemuria continent, and players can enjoy the story of the “Battle of Northumbria” that occurred in “Trails of Cold Steel II” and “Trails of Cold Steel III” in this title.
The year 1205 of the Seven Yours Calendar.
Ravi is a young girl born and raised in the autonomous province of Northumbria, located in the northwestern part of the Zemuria continent. In order to protect her hometown and prove that she is different from her grandfather Vlad, who was once revered as a hero but betrayed Northumbria, she volunteered to join the famed “Northern Hunters,” the largest hunting party on the continent, and carried out her duties.
One day, Lavi, who has repeatedly violated the rules because he is so absorbed in his duties, is ordered to form a platoon with Marty, Iselia, and Talion on a foolhardy reconnaissance mission to the Erebonian Empire. In order to gain information on the unknown “Hero of the Empire” who threatens Northumbria…
In addition to the original story, this title will feature an original story and new characters.
Notably, the original tactical orbament <ARCUSII> system that appeared in the original story will also be implemented, allowing players to explore the world as the story progresses and experience the pure emotion and exhilarating battles of the Trails of Cold Steel series in various adventures on their smartphones!
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