Edge of Eternity is coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles on February 10; Switch on February 23
The wait is (almost) over.
Edge of Eternity, Midgar Studio's hip new JRPG-style indie adventure game, is coming to consoles. PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S (and Xbox Game Pass) owners can look forward to picking it up on February 10. The game originally released for PC (Steam) in June 2021 after a lengthy Early Access period.
Good news for those who would prefer the hybrid approach to saving Heryon - publisher Dear Villagers also announced today that a cloud-based Switch version is coming on February 23.
For those wanting retail versions, PS4 and PS5 retail copies can be obtained from GameStop.
Check out a brand new trailer of the game. Be sure to soak in the good gaming vibes of legendary composer Yasunori Mitsuda's sterling soundtrack while you do. And yes, this is the first time Edge of Eternity will receive full Japanese audio. The good news is that PC owners can download an update for it as well.
Publisher Dear Villagers has provided a handy overview for Edge of Eternity, in case this is your first time taking a glimpse at the corroded world and its stoic citizens:
Indie developer Midgar Studio, working in partnership with publisher Dear Villagers, has announced the console release date of their hit JRPG Edge Of Eternity. The game, which launched on PC this June, will be out on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on Feb. 10, 2022.
It was also announced that Edge of Eternity will be coming to Nintendo Switch as a cloud version. Edge of Eternity - Cloud Version will land on Feb. 23, 2022.
The console versions will benefit from all current and upcoming updates and fixes the PC version receives. Moreover, all console versions and PC will get a Japanese voice-over update on February 10, 2022.
In a world torn asunder, the people of Heryon pursue a desperate war against a mysterious invader. As this conflict opposing magic and technology grows to cataclysmic proportions, a new threat emerges from the battlefield. Wage epic turn-based battles as you follow Daryon and Selene in their quest to find a cure to the all-consuming Corrosion and save the world of Heryon.
Edge Of Eternity is developed by a small indie team based in the south of France. The game was made possible by over 4,000 fans who supported the game via a successful Kickstarter campaign. The crowdfunding was so successful that Midgar Studio was able to work with the legendary JRPG composer of Chrono Trigger Yasunori Mitsuda.
- A Deep and Strategic Combat System – Outwit your enemies in epic turn-based tactical combat: use the environment to lure them into devious traps, outsmart and outflank them to inflict massive damage. Craft your gear and inset it with powerful crystals to unlock unique combinations of skills and power-ups.
- A Cast of Charismatic Characters – Meet a cast of larger-than-life companions, each with their own unique personalities and attributes. Discover their dreams, flaws, hopes and torments as you experience and share many special moments together.
- A Gorgeous World to Discover – Journey through Heryon’s unique and ethereal environments, and unearth its most ancient secrets.
- A Stunning Soundtrack from the Composer of Chrono Trigger and Xenoblade Chronicles – Heryon is brought to life by a sublime soundtrack from industry legend and composer of Chrono Trigger and Xenoblade Chronicles, Yasunori Mitsuda.
At one point in the trailer, a British-sounding dude says "this is going to hurt... and not in a good way." If that doesn't scream "modern JRPG" to you, I don't know what will.