Publisher Square Enix and developer Lancarse announced a Japanese release date for The DioField Chronicle, their throwback strategy RPG.
The DioField Chronicle is launching on September 22nd across Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. We’re awaiting on Square Enix western PR to confirm if the western date is the same – stay tuned.
A playable demo for the game is coming on August 10th, giving players a chance to see the first chapter of the game. Any save progress will transfer over to the full game when it launches.
Here’s a rundown on the March 2022-announced game:
The DioField Chronicle
The era of myths gives way to an era of great turmoil…
The world of men is mired by an age of war which rages for year on end.
A band of elite mercenaries calling themselves Blue Fox arise amidst the flames and the chaos, their fates and valiant deeds to be sung of in ages yet to come.
But when all is said and done, will the name “Blue Fox” come to signify hope or darkest tragedy?
- A new Strategy RPG, brought to you by Square Enix – An all-new Strategy RPG that chronicles an epic tale of war and honour. Featuring a unique and beautiful world that blends fantasy, medieval and modern-day influences, and a deep yet innovative real-time battle system.
- Deep, strategic, real-time tactical battles – The battles in this game are defined by real-time assessment of battlefield conditions and issuing decisive orders that take advantage of your troops strengths and weaknesses to gain advantage over your foe. Make clever use of a variety of skills, classes and equipment to complete your mission.
- Realistic “diorama” style battle scenes – Richly detailed depictions of the environments of the island of DioField combined with unique “diorama” style visuals as you command your forces like a general.