DioField Chronicle demo is now available for PC and consoles
Square Enix has announced that a free demo for The DioField Chronicle is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Ahead of the game’s official launch on September 22, players will be able to try out the strategy RPG and after experiencing the demo, all progress made including save data, game progress, and character levels will also carry over. to the full game.
The demo sets the stage for The DioField Chronicle as DioField Island “suddenly finds itself plunged into an era of uncertainty due to the rise of warrior powers and modern magic.” Players will be able to experience the entire first chapter, which features real-time tactical battles and strategy-based combat that utilizes small squads, each made up of different types of units with unique roles on the battlefield. The demo also introduces the player to the Blue Fox Mercenaries, who will play a major role in the story and military campaign.
Announced in March during the PlayStation State of Play event, The DioField Chronicle is described as an “all-new tactical IP” featuring the 2D-HD visual style that Square Enix is currently known for. It will also have 3D models and realistic environments to contrast the aesthetic, similar to Triangle Strategy.
DioField Chronicle’s unique characters were designed by Taiki, who worked on Lord of Vermilion 3 and 4, and Digimon World: Next Order, as well as concept art by Isamu Kamikokuryo, best known for Final Fantasy 12 and Final Fantasy 13. is composed by composers Ramin Djawadi and Brandon Campbell, known for their work on Game of Thrones.
Pre-orders are currently available on PC and consoles. The Collector’s Edition bundle, which is only available on the Square Enix Store for around $208, comes with a copy of the game, as well as the Collector’s Merchandise Box, which contains the DioField Chronicle board game and a set. of four pins.
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