Well that didn’t take long – Namco Bandai has already confirmed that their recently revealed Tales of Zestiria is going to have a global release.
Namco Bandai will release Tales of Zestiria, the 20th anniversary title in the series, across North America, South America, Europe and Japan. You can find our initial report for the game’s reveal here.
The game is touted as having a grand storyline, one that will let players discover the zest of adventuring with brand new characters across magical lands, and of course – action packed gameplay the series is known for. The game is set to return to the roots of what made the Tales series a classic by embracing a fantasy setting once again.
Tales series chief producer Makoto Yoshizumi had this to say regarding the confirmation of a global release:
“2015 marks the 20th anniversary for the Tales of franchise in Japan and I would like to thank all the fans who have supported us for the past two decades from the bottom of my heart. In recent years we have received anticipation for the series not only from Japan, but from overseas fans as well. Because of this I feel that the Tales of series has more potential than ever before. For this reason we are taking this opportunity to announce Tales of Zestiria as a worldwide release. This title will be going back to the roots of the series and boldly exclaim to the world ‘this is Tales of!’”
Series producer Hideo Baba also had some words to share regarding this awesome news:
“Over the past few years the Tales of team has taken great strides to strengthen our relationship with players across North America and Europe. To respond to their love and support I am honored to open a new chapter of the Tales of series together with Japanese and overseas fans.”
A release date has not been confirmed for Tales of Zestiria, but fans still have Tales of Symphonia Chronicles and Tales of Xillia 2 to look forward to next year.