Various Daylife comes to Nintendo Switch, PC, and PlayStation 4

Square Enix has brought Various Daylife to new platforms - the Nintendo Switch, PC (Steam), and PlayStation 4. The title is available now on the Switch and PC, but its PS4 release is not until September 16. It was previously released only on Apple Arcade in September 2019.

Various Daylife is an "everyday life" adventure RPG that was developed by Dokidoki Groove Works, who previously developed Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin for mobile devices. Tomoya Asano serves sa the designer and co-producer of Various Daylife; Masaaki Hayasaka also produced it with him. Naoki Ikushina is its character designer, just like with Octopath TravelerBravely Default IITriangle Strategy, and the Live A Live remake. Go Shiina composed for Various Daylife.

Players take on the role of explorers in the year 211 of the Imperial Era. The continent of Antoecia was discovered and travelers live their life in the city of Erebia in-between their exploration trips.

Various Daylife has "over 20 job classes and more than 100 types of work for those jobs to perform" which factor into how characters grow and progress their abilities.

Check out the announcement trailer for Various Daylife below, along with more details and screenshots.

An all-new adventure x daily life RPG from SQUARE ENIX, created by the development team that worked on OCTOPATH TRAVELER and BRAVELY DEFAULT.

In the year 211 of the Imperial Era, a new continent was discovered. Explore its every last corner as a settler of Antoecia, while living your life to the fullest in the city of Erebia.


  • Character growth through everyday work - VARIOUS DAYLIFE features over 20 job classes and more than 100 types of work for those jobs to perform. Since you’ll be able to increase your strength through physical labor or improve your magic with more mentally taxing tasks, you can shape your character how you see fit depending on your choice of work.
  • Overcome dungeons with skilled management - Choose what limited rations, items and camping gear you can pack in your bags as you leave the safety of the city to confront the unknown. You'll battle monsters, bad weather, and food spoilage out on the various frontiers of Antoecia. When the going gets tough, will you press onward, or retreat to explore another day?

    You’ll have to make these kinds of decisions as you trailblaze a way across the continent, where none have trod before.
  • Innovative Battle System – The Three CHAs - Introducing a twist to the traditional job-and-ability, turn-based battle, with a unique system that relies heavily on working together with your allies. CHANGE your foes' conditions, build up a CHAIN of attacks and seize your CHANCE at inflicting heavy damage!