Tales of Symphonia Remastered arrives in Early 2023 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch
Bandai Namco Entertainment unveiled an all-new remaster for Tales of Symphonia with Tales of Symphonia Remastered at today's Nintendo Direct. It will be launching on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in early 2023; PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S can use their backwards compatibility features to run the title.
Tales of Symphonia first launched on the Nintendo GameCube in August 2003 for Japan; it later received a North American release in July 2004 and a European release in November 2004. Remastered versions of the game have previously hit PlayStation 3 and PC platforms. The game will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year.
Tales of Symphonia Remastered will have "HD visual enhancements, gameplay improvements, and new features." According to the official Japanese website, the game will be 30 FPS on all platforms.
The Tales of series has recently seen success in its console titles with Tales of Arise reaching 2 million copies sold as of late April. On the other hand, the mobile market for Tales of has been struggling lately with both Tales of Crestoria and Tales of Luminaria shutting down this year.
Come look at the new announcement trailer for Tales of Symphonia Remastered, along with first details and screenshots down below.
Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Europe S.A.S. today announced Tales of Symphonia Remastered, a remastered version of one of the most loved Tales Of stories, coming early 2023.
The original Tales of Symphonia, which released in 2003, moved players around the world with a deep and fascinating story. Tales of Symphonia Remastered brings back this 20 years classic with HD visual enhancements, gameplay improvements, and new features. The title is slated for release on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch™ and will be compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
In Tales of Symphonia Remastered, both veteran fans and newcomers to the franchise will follow the journey of Lloyd Irving and his friends as they try to save Sylvarant and Tethe’alla, two inextricably linked worlds, where the rebirth of one means the decline of the other. Players will experience a profound storyline with endearing characters in a rich and lively world, along with beautiful anime-like cutscenes designed by the renowned artist Kosuke Fujishima.
Players will be able to live or relive this story either alone or with up to four players during battles, with a variety of battle strategies and systems such as combos that freely combine a variety of “Skills/Magic”, Mystic Artes with flashy effects, and Unison Attack, coordinated techniques that can unleash powerful series of attacks.
Preorders have started at participating retailers. Players can pre-order the Chosen Edition which will, in addition to the game, contain a metal case, stickers and art prints.