Fairy Tail JRPG Gets New PS4 Gameplay; Japanese Release Date Announced

Today, during a livestream from Japan, Koei Tecmo showcased gameplay and news about the upcoming Fairy Tail JRPG in development by Atelier studio Gust.

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Today, during a livestream from Japan, Koei Tecmo showcased brand new gameplay of the upcoming Fairy Tail JRPG in development by Atelier studio Gust.

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The gameplay was showcased directly by Producer Keisuke Kikuchi. We get to see the city of Magnolia and the guild hall, on top of one of the sub-stories focusing on the series’ familiar characters.

The second video showcases Gajeel and Natsu in action in a battle against monsters on the field.

The third provides a quick glance on the city of Crocus and on the battles of the Grand Magic Games, which are done over three stages. 

The fourth video shows a scene with Wendy and Gajeel voiced live by the actors in attendance during the livestream. 

We also see a brand new trailer announcing the Japanese release date. The game is coming out in the archipelago of the rising sun on March 19, 2020, for PS4 and Nintendo Switch. 

The trailer also showcases the new characters revealed a few days ago, showing them in action.

We also get to see the work-in-progress illustrations that Fiary Tail mangaka Hiro Mashima is creating for the Japanese limited Guild Box Edition’s cover and for the tapestry it will contain. 

If you want to learn more you should read our interview with producer Keisuke Kikuchi.

Recently, Koei Tecmo showcased more gameplay from EGX, the previous trailer, another recent trailer and screenshots showing plenty of playable characters

You can also check out the original announcement trailergameplay footage from Tokyo Game Show, another gallery of screenshots, and the previous  batch introducing Juvia and Gajeel.

We already know that Fairy Tail will be released in the west as well for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in spring 2020.

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