Free-to-play pixel-art tactical RPG Sword of Convallaria launches on July 31 for mobile devices and PC

XD Games has announced that free-to-play tactical RPG Sword of Convallaria will launch worldwide on July 31 for mobile devices and PC (Steam).

Applications for the last closed beta are now available via the official website. The last closed beta will run from June 27 to July 4. More details can be found in the press release below.

A new release date trailer, description, and screenshot set can be found below, via XD Games.

Embark on a monumental quest to rescue the nation of Iria in Sword of Convallaria, a captivating fantasy tactical RPG gearing up for launch on PC and mobile on July 31st, 2024, developers XD can reveal today. Sword of Convallaria combines classic Japanese turn-based tactical RPG elements and neo-pixel visuals, seamlessly blending old-school RPG design with modern-day graphical enhancements.

Build a formidable team of allies with unique abilities to engage in strategic grid-based battles against rival factions. The game's intricate combat system empowers you to meticulously strategize and unleash devastating attacks to conquer an eclectic range of adversaries encountered throughout your journey. Offering true tactical gameplay, it features grid-based combat across varied obstacles and terrains, requiring you to use every battlefield detail to your advantage. Terrain differences like cliffs and boulders create buffs and debuffs, enriching your tactical options. You can lure enemies into a line and roll stones over them or knock strong enemies into water or off the map for instant terrain kills.

Sword of Convallaria’s profound storyline, driven by player agency, unfolds based on your decisions, with the narrative changing depending on your choices and achievements, shaping the destiny of Iria. The developers promise a rich storyline with 120 hours of single-player gameplay. Recruit and train a roster of unique companions at the tavern, build their equipment at the forge, improve their stats in the training field, and lead your custom-built mercenary group into legendary quests with different factions.

Sword of Convallaria boasts a mesmerizing soundtrack composed by legendary video game music producer Hitoshi Sakimoto, renowned for his work on beloved titles like Final Fantasy Tactics and Valkyria Chronicles. Additionally, the game features a star-studded voice cast, including Kazuhiko Inoue, Aoi Yūki, and Takuya Eguchi, who bring the characters of Iria to life with their captivating performances.

Those eager to be among the first to experience the wonders of Iria can sign up for the closed beta test on PC and Android platforms that commences June 27th! Details for how to register for the closed beta:

The Final CBT is the last closed beta test for Sword of Convallaria, with limited spots available. Android users can fill out the application form on the official website between June 13 and June 24 to apply for a chance to download the game from the Google Play Store. PC users can download and log in once the CBT officially begins.

  • Application Period  Schedule: 8:00 pm, June 13, 2024 (PDT) - 8:00 pm, June 24, 2024 (PDT)
  • Testing Period: 8:00 pm, June 27, 2024 (PDT) - 8:59 pm, July 4, 2024 (PDT)

Game Highlights

  • Distinct neo-pixel visuals that blend classic RPG aesthetics with modern graphical effects
  • Deep strategic grid-based combat that demands tactical prowess
  • A branching narrative where your choices shape the destiny of Iria
  • An epic soundtrack composed by legendary video game music producer Hitoshi Sakimoto
  • A star-studded voice cast featuring Kazuhiko Inoue, Aoi Yūki, and Takuya Eguchi

Sword of Convallaria will arrive on Steam and mobile platforms on July 31st 2024.

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