Free-to-play action RPG Ballad of Antara revealed for PS5 and other unannounced platforms; coming in 2025

Developer TipsWorks Studio and publisher Infold Games revealed a new free-to-play action RPG at Sony's State of Play event called Ballad of Antara. The title has only been announced for PlayStation 5, but the X/Twitter account for the game describes it as a "multi-platform fantasy Action RPG". It is slated to release in 2025.

Players take control of entities called Emissaries that can utilize essences to fuel their power. In Ballad of Antara's PSN Store description, there'll be "unique classes, gameplay capabilities, and enticing, mysterious stories" for players to uncover.

In the official website for the game, people travel through the dimension of Para to "seek towering, divine creatures" in order to turn lost the power of lost essences against the Grey Mist.

Watch the announcement trailer down below, along with its first screenshots.

May 30, 2024 – Singapore | Infold Games, global entertainment brand with hit title Love and Deepspace and the upcoming Infinity Nikki in its portfolio, announced a brand-new addition to its line-up, Ballad of Antara, developed by TipsWorks Studio.

Ballad of Antara is a fantasy free to play Action RPG based on a brand new IP, set to release in 2025 on PlayStation 5, PC and mobile platforms. The title debuted its reveal trailer at the prestigious PlayStation State of Play event.

Set in a fantasy land, Ballad of Antara tells the story of a world devastated with the invasion of an ancient force, where "essences" of the land are twisted and lost. Players will journey with Dromos, a mysterious girl on her mission to reunite the sundered world.

Players will meet and join force with Emissaries, powerful entities that wield the force of essences. Experience these playable characters’ unique classes, gameplay capabilities, and enticing, mysterious stories. Each Emissary offers their own skill set, both in fluid action combat where players can dynamically switch among a squad of three, and in world exploration.

In this journey, players will travel to diverse landscapes, explore meticulously crafted gameplay space with intricate level design full of discovery. Explore the Para, the otherworldly dimension where danger lurks at every corner. Seek the truth in the depth of shadows and recover the essences of the world.

Ballad of Antara is developed by TipsWorks Studio. The team previously developed Pascal’s Wager, a hardcore Action RPG first released on mobile platforms in 2020, then Steam and Nintendo Switch in subsequent years. The title garnered high acclaim from press and players alike and has achieved commercial success. To date, Pascal's Wager has sold over 2 million copies.

Ballad of Antara is developed with the latest Unreal Engine 5 technology, and is expected to launch on PlayStation 5, PC and mobile platforms in 2025.

Ballad of Antara