NIS America just hosted its 2019 press conference, and they announced the western localization of the remake iof the original Utawarerumono, titled Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen.
The game will come for PS4 and PS Vita in early 2020. Yes. You read it correctly. This game is going to be released on Sony’s portable console one year after its discontinuation. We have to give props to NIS America.
If you’re unfamiliar with Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen, you can enjoy an official description below, directly from NISA.
About the Story:
For the first time ever, the origins of the Utawarerumono saga are coming overseas! Prelude to the Fallen follows the story of a man with no memories who awakens in a strange world, and is taken in by a tribe of kindhearted villagers. He is raised as one of their own, eventually receiving the name “Hakuoro.” When neighboring nations begin to encroach on his village, Hakuoro rises up against the tyrannical invaders, setting off on an unforgettable journey that lives on in the songs of legend.
Key Features: An Epic Tale – Become immersed in a turbulent story of love, war, and destiny.
Heroes of Myth – Unravel the tale of a diverse cast of characters, and watch how their fates intertwine.
Art of War – Claim victory through the use of tactics, elemental advantages, and the unique strengths of your party members.
You can check out the announcement trailer below, alongside a few screenshots and a look at the Origins Edition for PS4, which will include the physical game the “Hymns for the Fallen” Soundtrack and “Archives of Yamayura” softcover art book. It will be available at the NISA store and more retailers.