“Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent” will officially launch in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia on December 7, 2023. The Southeast Asian version provides English and Traditional Chinese language options alongside a Japanese dub that stays true to the original, bringing this masterpiece of an authentic JRPG experience to mobile phones. Starting today, players in Southeast Asia can go to the App Store, Google Play platform, or the game’s official website to complete pre-registration and obtain exclusive open beta bonuses.
“Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent” is a turn-based JRPG mobile game that can be experienced for free on Android and iOS devices. The background of this game is a brand-new story that took place on the continent of Orstera several years ago in the world of “Octopath Traveler “, choosing three kinds of influence, wealth, power, or fame, and determining the original story. Along their journey, players will not only meet 8 main characters from the previous games, but also encounter plenty of new characters as the game progresses, compete with NPCs, and experience all manner of heavy, heartwarming, and joyful scenarios.
Since its 2018 release on the Nintendo Switch, the “Octopath Traveler” series has sold over 4 million copies worldwide, and It has gained high recognition among multiplayer JRPG players on multiple platforms. “Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent” is the latest addition to the series. Having been carefully crafted for five years, it inherits some familiar designs from the previous games while also being optimized and adapted to better suit mobile devices. No matter if you have played the previous games, you can easily get started. After becoming a hit in Japan, “Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent” is poised to reignite the JRPG craze in Southeast Asia on December 7th. Players from Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia can participate in the pre-registration event to receive exclusive public beta bonuses:
- 50,000 achieved——Rubies x50, Leaves 10000
- 100,000 achieved——Rubies x60, Gold Guidestone x10
- 200,000 achieved——Rubies x90, Tasty Experience Nut (L) x10
- 300,000 achieved——Rubies x120, Traveler’s Sacred Seal x10
- 500,000 achieved——Rubies x300
Unlike the console version of the game, “Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent” is completely free to play, while it provides players with a perfect experience on mobile phone. Combining the 2D pixel-style character models and 3D environments created by UE4, the special HD-2D style brings the game with high-quality graphics and a retro tone. Moreover, the gorgeous skill effects and easy-to-play controls make the game more engaging. Moreover, the soundtrack of the game was performed live and overseen by the series’ composer Yasunori Nishiki, nominated for Best Score/Music in The Game Awards 2018. The game also launches with Japanese dubbing, featuring famous voice actors such as Kaito Ishikawa, Aoi Yuki, and Sawashiro Miyuki to bring the characters to life and grant players a top-tier audio-visual feast during their adventure.
The game includes 8 jobs: Warrior, Dancer, Merchant, Scholar, Apothecary, Thief, Hunter, and Cleric. Players can choose their jobs and characters to upgrade based on their personal preferences or character traits. Unlike the console version in which players could only have a 4-person party, the mobile version ups the party size to 8, letting players try out more job synergies and more exciting combat strategies. Whether you’re a JRPG enthusiast who loves the story or a strategic player who loves upgrades and turn-based combat, “Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent” is a masterpiece worth trying.
With the highly anticipated official launch just around the corner, Mr. Hirohito Suzuki, the Producer and Scenario Director of Octopath Traveler: CotC from Square Enix, eagerly shared his excitement for its release in Southeast Asia: “The JRPG genre is a common memory of a generation of players who really love games. I hope this journey can bring joy to as many people as possible, gain new partners and touching memories.” As one of the most eagerly awaited mobile JRPG titles set to grace the gaming world by the end of 2023, players simply cannot afford to miss out on this extraordinary release!