Tales of Arise is being developed for both fans of the series and new players with the expressed goal of providing breathtaking visuals for everyone to experience. Due to the ambitious nature of the project, we have decided to provide the Tales of development team more time to fully realize their vision and this unfortunately means the game’s launch will be delayed.
We appreciate our fans’ understanding and patience while we take this extra time to develop Tales of Arise to provide a gorgeous experience for everyone to enjoy. Mr. Tomizawa, the producer for Tales of Arise has shared some of his thoughts regarding this delay, please read the following Producer Letter:
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SINGAPORE – 10 June, 2019 – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia today announced Tales of Arise, the latest chapter in the popular Tales Of Japanese role-playing-game franchise.
With Yusuke Tomizawa (head of the God Eater franchise) at the helm of the Tales Of development team, the franchise and its latest chapter promise to deliver new storylines, gameplay dynamics, and worlds for players to explore. Tales of Arise is slated for launch in 2020 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC.
Tales of Arise takes place in a solar system containing the two neighbouring planets of Dahna and Rena. The inhabitants of Dahna have always paid reverence to their planetary neighbours on Rena – a planet they can clearly see in their sky – as a land of the righteous and divine. For the people of Dahna, legends and lore about Rena and its inhabitants have been handed down for countless generations, and through time, have become facts in their minds that have masked a cruel reality for the people of Dahna.
For 300 years, the people of Rena have ruled over Dahna, pillaging the planet of its resources and stripping its people of their dignity and freedom. Tales of Arise begins with two people, born on different worlds, each longing to change their fate and create a new future for themselves and perhaps their people. Featuring an original cast of characters, a dramatic storyline, dynamic combat, breath-taking environments with some classic Tales Of elements included; Tales of Arise marks a new beginning for the famed JRPG franchise.
Tales of Arise will launch in 2020 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC.