NIS America announces Monark will launch in the West in Early 2022 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC

NIS America has announced that newly-revealed RPG Monark will launch in the West in Early 2022 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, as well as PC (Steam). The game will feature both English & Japanese voiceover audio along with English text. The official website is here.

A Limited Edition is available from NIS America's website for $99.99 for each console platform, containing a Collector's Box,  "The Artwork of MONARK" Hardcover Art Book, VANI Limited Soundtrack, "Seven Sins" Cloth Poster, and "Pieces of Ambition" Set of 5 Acrylic Stands.

You can check out an English announcement trailer and overview below via NIS America. You can find the Japanese announcement and Famitsu details from last night here.

Could you face yourself and the threats around you to save the ones you love? Shin Mikado Academy is engulfed in a madness-inducing Mist, and only you can save everyone inside. Develop your Ego to break the pacts set by the Pactbearers and remove the corrupting Mist.

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About the Game

How far will you go to save the ones you love? Could you face the threats that surround you? Could you face yourself?

Your world is plunged into madness when the mysterious and deadly Mist surrounds Shin Mikado Academy. In order to save your friends, you enter the Otherworld, a Daemon-filled dimension beyond the real world. Within this enigmatic realm, you must learn to harness your Authority of Vanity and conjure a battalion of Fiends, whose power comes from the Ego of their master.

Develop your Ego through various psychological tests to enhance the power of your Fiends, and lead your forces into battle to fight with and against the seven “Pactbearers” that are corrupting the academy. Embrace the power of your madness to gain strength, but take care not to delve too far, lest you risk losing yourself. Fellow students and instructors will lend you their aid in your quest to resolve the anomalies throughout the campus.

Key Features:

  • Descent into Madness: Jump between exploring the Mist of the real world and fighting within the enigmatic Otherworld. Call upon allies, fight enemies, and unravel the mysteries surrounding your academy. Will you save the world or go mad and destroy yourself?

  • Into The Mist and Beyond: Dive into a dark realm where reality and the self collide. The mysterious worlds you’ll explore are brought to life in a surreal, dark neo-fantasy style, with intricate character designs and evocative settings.

  • Power of the Ego: Strengthen your Ego and customize the appearance and abilities of your Fiends. Unlock different Fiends to command in battle, and use the freeform tactical system to position your units and unleash destruction upon your enemies.