Co-publishers eastasiasoft and Gamera Games and developer Softstar Entertainment have announced a release date for Xuan-Yuan Sword: Mists Beyond the Mountains on Nintendo Switch.
Here’s a rundown on the game, plus a new trailer:
Eastern and Western worlds collide in an epic tale spanning Eurasia, Arabia, Francia and China. Embark on a long journey to locate the Invincible Arts of War as you take the role of Septem, a Frankish Knight unwittingly drawn into the power struggle between disparate cultures.
Xuan Yuan Sword: Mists Beyond the Mountains presents its narrative using mythological and historically-inspired architectural styles, garb, cuisine and customs, blended with traditional turn-based RPG mechanics and HD hand-painted sprites. Recruit new characters to your party, capture enemies in battle using the Spirit Fusion Pot, then craft new items and monsters from Eastern or Western altars for different resulting appearances and properties. Only by uniting the powers of East and West can you hope to challenge the ambitions of the dark lord who tears at the seams of civilization!
- Experience traditional RPG mechanics with hand-painted 2D sprites!
- Take the role of a heroic knight and lead a diverse party of characters.
- Engage in turn-based combat and execute beautifully animated skills!
- Capture and fuse enemies into new items and monsters.
- Draw from the power of Eastern and Western mythologies!