Disgaea RPG to release in English on Steam
Boltrend Games has announced that Disgaea RPG will release in English for PC via Steam. According to the Steam page, the game is looking for an Early Access launch sometime between December 2021 and Q1 2022.
Disgaea RPG is a free-to-play RPG that originally released for Japanese mobile devices in March 2019, followed by English releases for iOS and Android devices in April 2021. A PC version was already available in Japan via DMM Games.
Boltrend Games states that Disgaea RPG will spend 1 to 2 months in Early Access in order to optimize the game.
A description of Disgaea RPG and the Early Access questionnaire can be found below, via Boltrend Games.
About This Game
The Netherworld, a place deeper than the deepest ocean and darker than the darkest cave. It's a chaotic world ruled by demons, monsters, and Overlords. No one knows quite where to find it. But now this dark place will open to all the players. Enter the Netherworld, try to raise the Strongest Overlord on a strange but exciting adventure.
Protagonists from the series reunite: Protagonists like Laharl, Flonne, Etna, Adell, Mao, Valvatorez and Killia from the whole series reunite and start an adventure filled with laughter and tears!
Original stories and music: In the Netherworld, everyone's moral compass is a little different from humans. Unfold the exciting stories of your favorite characters and go through their ups and downs with background music from the series. The “Netherworld History” is for DISGAEA fans to relive their favorite plots once more and for newcomers to learn about the series' previous stories.
Over-the-Top Battle Systems: The game uses a turn-based combat system. Assemble your dream team to your deepest desires! Amusing battle options like “Team Attack”, “Tower”, and “Throw” make the game truly strategical and hilarious.
Deal tons of damage: Awaken and upgrade characters all the way up to the max level of 9999. Grant characters with many skills & magic with enhancements and deal tons of damage to your enemies!
Classic elements from the series: Everything you love about DISGAEA is now brought to mobile. Call the “Dark Assembly” to unlock various content, travel the infinite “Item World” to upgrade your equipment, and challenge the “Overlord’s Tower” for fiendish rewards
Play Anytime, Anywhere: Auto-Battling at up to 4x speed! Enjoy the epic battle at any time!
Why Early Access?“Because the game has not been released in global PC platform before. We decide to use Early Access to optimize the game constantly.”
Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?“The Early Access will last for about 1 to 2 months as estimated. We will extend or shorten the period according to actual situation.”
How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?“We're going to add more content and optimize translations during Early Access. We're going to transplant and offer better gaming experience in the following months. There will be seasonal events/gacha, better manipulation, exclusive trophy and extra content which might be DLC in the full version/following patches.”
What is the current state of the Early Access version?
“DISGAEA RPG features characters from across the entire series in an all-new adventure. Protagonists like Laharl, Flonne, Etna, Adell, Mao, Valvatorez and Killia from the whole series reunite and start an adventure filled with laughter, tears, and exploding penguins.
In the full version we're going to add:
- Lv cap to 9999
- New characters to collect and play
- More quests and login rewards
- New enemies and background
- New story events
- New items in market
- Multi-platform support
The game is currently playable. Players can also check About This/listed game features for more info.”
Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?“The game's price will not be changed. After the Early Access the game will remain free. With more content and features we may add other IAP content or DLC.”
How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?
“We will collect feedback via Steam community and other platforms in order to optimize game and translations.”