Your donations keep RPGWatch running!

Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise is an upcoming action role-playing game developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The seventeenth main entry in the Tales franchise, it is planned for release in 2021 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game follows two people from the opposing worlds of Dahna and Rena. Gameplay will be a departure from Tales traditions, while retaining a version of its trademark Linear Motion Battle System.

Features:

A world of nature drawn with the "Atmospheric Shader":
We are introducing a new graphics shader, inspired by anime and watercolor painting. Characters with attractive designs travel among backgrounds filled with beautiful and delicate visuals.

Explore a world that feels alive:
Explore the world of Dahna, where a mix of unique, natural environments change in appearance based on the time of day. Climb over the rocky terrain, swim in rivers, gather around the campfire, cook food, head to the next town, defeat the master of an alien planet, and liberate the people!

Stylish action and battles:
Through the new system “Boost Strike”, you can now chain combos of powerful attacks together with your party members. Chain Artes, Boost Attacks, and Boost Strike combos to take down your enemies!

Experience the story of the divided Renan and Dahnan people:
The protagonists who will determine the fate of these two worlds are Alphen and Shionne. They will overcome hardships and grow together with their unique group of friends. Gorgeous animation by ufotable is inserted at key points in the story, adding more color to our protagonists’ journey. 

Box Art

Information about

Tales of Arise

Developer: Namco Bandai

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Combat: Time-based Turns
Play-time: 20-40 hours
Voice-acting: Partially voiced

Regions & platforms
World
· Homepage
· Platform: PC
· Released at 2021-09-10
· Publisher: Namco Bandai