The new dungeon-crawler RPG from Atlus is announced and got a release date for Japanese audiences. Etrian Odyssey V release date is set on August 4 this year, and a bunch of trailers have been released to give us some overview about the gameplay.
Below are the debut trailer and gameplay trailers (thanks via Gematsu).
Etrian Odyssey V: The End of The Long Myth is the fifth instalment on the Etrian Odyssey series. It keeps is main gameplay as a dungeon crawler RPG throughout its series. This game will be directed by Shigeo Komori, who was previously directed Etrian Odyssey II and Etrian Odyssey III.
The Japan’s cover art
In this latest entry, the story is set on the new land called ‘Arcadia’ with 4 different races coexist together – Arslan, Lunaria, Ceria, and Brani. Player can create and customize characters and choose a class. Different race will have different classes available for them. Also, player can choose one from 22 different voices actors.
This is the official story outline:
“‘Arcadia‘, a land dominated by swords and magic. A huge tree from ancient times called “Yggdrasil” exists here and is to be the reason that peace visits the world.
There is a legend about that World Tree. If you can manage to reach its untrodden summit, it is said that your dreams will come true.
“The power to dominate the world.” “The most powerful.” “The world’s mysteries.” “Expensive treasures.”
Although there are four races that live in this land, each has a different legend, but no person has been able to confirm them.
From the city “Aolith” at the bottom of Yggdrasil, the official orders are issued. In pursuit of the legend, the courageous adventurers who will challenge Yggdrasil gather in Aolith. You’re one of the adventurers in response to the official orders.
Whether it’s for wealth and honor, or to satisfy your sense of adventure, you’ll challenge the labyrinths and aim for the top of the World Tree.“
Aside from the normal edition, a collector edition for the game will also be available. It will include a copy of the game, special box package, characters and world art book, and a DLC code for something useful in the game.
The collector edition of Etrian Odyssey V
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