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The DioField Chronicle will be released on September 22 for Steam, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S, according to a tweet shared today by its developer, Lancarse, which can also confirm that a demo for the game will be available next month on August 10. Originally announced by Square Enix in March, The DioField Chronicle is a new strategy RPG that “immerses players in an epic tale of war and honor” and features orchestrated music from Brandon Campbell and Ramin Djawadi, whose credits include Pacific Rim, Iron Man, and HBO’s Game of Thrones. Players will find a “Real-Time Tactical Battle” (RTTB) system in the game that allows them to “assess front line conditions in real-time, issue decisive orders, and use a variety of skills, classes, and equipment to gain the upper hand over their foes,” including diorama-style combat scenes and concept art by concept art by FFXII and FFXIII’s Isamu Kamikokuryo.

The DioField Chronicle is set in a beautiful and unique world blending fantasy, medieval and modern-day influences. Under the steady hand of the Shaytham dynasty, the Kingdom of Alletain on DioField Island has known peace for 200 years, but suddenly find themselves cast into an age of uncertainty due to the rise of warlike powers and modern magic.

The Kingdom of Alletain is rich in the mineral Jade, prized for its use as a base ingredient in magic and sorcery, and the attention of both the Empire and the Alliance inevitably turns towards the island. Players will take control of a band of elite mercenaries calling themselves “Blue Fox”, but will the name “Blue Fox” come to signify hope or darkest tragedy?

Source: Lancarse

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