9 years ago, Bandai Namco release a new installment for their Tales of Series, namely Tales of Vesperia that follows the journey of young Yuri Lowell, a former Imperial Knight, from a seemingly save journey into a really dangerous one. Apparently, Bandai decided to remaster the game to Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Switch. They’ve announced it at the recent E3.
“Tales of Vesperia is back with Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition. A remaster of one of the most beloved roleplaying games ever created! Experience a story like no other, complemented by a robust combat system, a memorable cast of characters and a soundtrack that you’ll be humming for a long time. Dive into the definitive version of Tales of Vesperia with characters and content never before seen in the west! Look for Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, this winter.”
BELOVED TALE RETURNS! — The tale of a young hero on a quest for justice that captivated Tales fans returns to Xbox and makes its way for the fi rst time to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam!
EVERYTHING IN ONE EDITION! — Dive into the Definitive version of this game with updated full HD graphics, brand-new music tracks, exciting mini-games, bosses, and a collection of unreleased costume DLC!
THE PARTY GROWS STRONGER! — Yuri sets sail on his adventure with Estelle, a young noble woman; Karol; a boy in pursuit of a guild to call his own; Rita, an eccentric scholar; Raven, a laid-back archer; Judith, a mysterious dragoon; and Repede, a pipe-smoking dog… and now two more playable characters join the fray!
• Patty Fleur, a cheerful and tough young pirate girl in search of treasure, adventure… and her forgotten memories.
• Flynn Scifo, Yuri’s best friend and an Imperial Knight, now joins the rest on their journey!
FIGHT WITH FLAIR! — Assemble your favorite team and enjoy exciting real-time battles with all new Mystic Artes and skills!
If you want to compare between the original and remastered graphics, we have some screenshots below.
So, yes, the remaster is a real deal. If you want to reminiscent the good ol’ days, maybe when you were little too, then you must grab this remastered. Also, we get to see the game’s box art. Sadly, without the switch version.