The DioField Chronicle gets a release date trailer; special editions detailed

Update (July 13)

Square Enix has officially released an English release date trailer for The DioField Chronicle. Additionally, the publisher confirmed that a demo will be available on August 10 worldwide, which offers the opening sections of the game with a save data transfer option to the full release.

The English trailer, press release, and screenshots have been added to the original post below.

Original (July 8)

Following the release date announcement this past weekend, Square Enix has shared a release date trailer for The DioField Chronicle, which is set to release on September 22 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam).

As of the time of posting, the new trailer is only available in Japanese. Square Enix has been pretty quiet regarding English media for DioField's upcoming release. However, a $170 Collector's Edition has been added to the publisher's storefront, which includes a competitive board game set in the world of The DioField Chronicle, as well as a pin set.

Additionally, a new post on the game's Steam page details early purchase bonuses for The DioField Chronicle, as well as a Digitial Deluxe Edition. You can find those details below.

The DioField Chronicle was originally announced in a PlayStation State of Play broadcast in March 2022. At the time, Square Enix revealed quite a lot of information regarding many components of game, including its key staff, storyline, cast of characters, tactical gameplay, & various sub-systems, so be sure to check out the announcement post for more details about this upcoming tactical RPG.

Release Date Trailer



Press Release

Square Enix today announced The DioField Chronicle, an all-new strategy RPG that immerses players in an epic tale of war and honor with intense real-time tactical battles, is coming to the PlayStation 5 console, the PlayStation 4 console, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch system and PC via Steam on September 22. The DioField Chronicle is now available physically and digitally for pre-order on PlayStation consoles, Xbox consoles and Steam. Physical pre-orders for Nintendo Switch are also now available with digital pre-orders coming at a later date.

Players looking to get hands-on with The DioField Chronicle ahead of its release can also look forward to a demo of the game, launching on August 10, where they will experience the beginning parts of the game. Save data from the demo will also be able to be carried over to the full game at launch.

In The DioField Chronicle, players can experience a Real Time Tactical Battle (RTTB) – a new, deeply strategic, real-time battle system, which is further enhanced with a gritty and immersive storyline that is crafted by a skilled and experienced development team featuring unique character designs by Taiki (Lord of Vermilion III, IV), concept art by Isamu Kamikokuryo (Final Fantasy XII, Final Fantasy XIII) and beautifully orchestrated music by world-renowned composers Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell, known best for their work on Game of Thrones.

Players who purchase the Digital Deluxe Edition will receive in-game items for use from near the start of the main game, including the Knight’s Spear weapon and Mystical Ring accessory, as well as digital versions of The DioField Chronicle soundtrack and Digital Artbook.

Additionally, players who pre-order The DioField Chronicle Standard Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition can look forward to bonus content, including a Rhopasto Knife (in an exclusive color) and Recruit’s Bangle for use in the main game.

The Collector's Edition Set is also available for pre-order exclusively at the Square Enix Store in limited quantities. This set comes with the standard edition game package and the Collector’s Goods Box, which contains The DioField Chronicle Board Game and a Four Pins Set

Early Purchase and Digital Deluxe Edition Details (English)

The era of myths gives way to an era of great turmoil…

The world of men is mired in upheaval, as an age of war rages for years on end.

A mercenary band arise from amidst the flames and the chaos, they who's fated deeds will be sung of in ages yet to come.

But when all is said and done, will the name "Blue Fox" come to be a byword for hope or darkest tragedy?

The DioField Chronicle Early Purchase Bonus Content

  • Weapon: Rhopasto Knife (Early Purchase Exclusive Colour)
  • Accessory: Recruit's Bangle
  • Early Purchase Period: Until 31/12/2022

The DioField Chronicle Digital Deluxe Edition Early Purchase Bonus Content

  • Weapon: Rhopasto Knife (Digital Deluxe Edition Early Purchase Exclusive Colour)
  • Accessory: Recruit's Bangle
  • Early access starting from XX:XX on 20/09/2022
  • Early Purchase Period: Until 31/12/2022

The DioField Chronicle Digital Deluxe Edition Content

  • Main game
  • Weapon: Knight's Spear (*1)
  • Accessory: Mystical Ring (*1)
  • The DioField Chronicle Original Soundtrack (*2)
  • The DioField Chronicle Digital Artbook (*2)

*1: Please note that these items can be obtained while progressing through the game, but the bonus grants the right to use them from the start of the game.

*2: These are the same as the "The DioField Chronicle Original Soundtrack" and "The DioField Chronicle Digital Artbook" products sold individually. Please be careful about making duplicate purchases.

The DioField Chronicle