While Octopath Traveler has been available since 2018, it hasn’t received much merchandise or official products here in the west, like a strategy guide. The game’s sizeable strategy guide is finally getting an English release, via Dark Horse.
The English version of the Octopath Traveler: The Complete Guide is now up for pre-order over on Amazon (affiliate link), for $39.99. A release date for the Complete Guide is set for December 1st, 2020.
The hardcover guide comes with lots of info on the game’s characters, stories, bosses, environments, and even includes illustrations, maps, and commentary from developers – all fully translated into English from the original Japanese release.
Here’s a look at the guide:
Here’s the official synopsis of the strategy guide:
Master Square Enix’s critically acclaimed RPG Octopath Traveler with this comprehensive guide!
Explore every corner of Orsterra with the help of this complete guide which includes insight and explanation of the main narrative as well as boss strategies for each of the games’ eight protagonists! Dive deeper with detailed environment maps, subquest information, and beautiful illustrations that fully realize Octopath Traveler‘s HD-2D graphics with exclusive explanations and commentary from the development team.
Dark Horse Books and Square Enix present a faithful localization of the original Japanese volume, offered in English for the first time! Whether you’re a first-time player or looking to take your game to one hundred percent completion, this guide book is not to be missed!
Back in 2018 and just after the games initial worldwide release, Square Enix and Octopath Traveler producer Tomoya Asano teased that the publisher has ‘several other titles’ for the Nintendo Switch, as well as non-Switch games in development. Since the release on Octopath Traveler, Square Enix has released other throwback games like Oninaki, Trials of Mana, and more.
Octopath Traveler is out now on Windows PC (via Steam), Stadia, and Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it, you can find our review here (We highly recommend it!)