Formerly a Nintendo Switch exclusive, Square Enix excellent modern take on 90s JRPGs is coming to the PC. Expect it this June.
The Traveler has come
If you’ve played Square Enix’ Octopath Traveler on the Switch, then you know why this is welcome news for PC gamers. OT took a very familiar formula and completely modernized it.
Yes, it looks at first glance like a 16bit era JRPG, but it’s most definitely not. This is an RPG that actually looks like a proper evolution of one of the most classic RPG forms.
And that’s just talking about the graphics. Octopath Traveler also plays great, in a way that definitely feels very familiar but with some new twists. Speaking of, the game also gives you 8 different paths to play out.
So yeah, it’s great.
In OCTOPATH TRAVELER, players will set forth on an epic adventure through the enchanting yet perilous continent of Orsterra, stretching across vast landscapes from lush forests, to desert outposts and snow-swept cathedrals. Featuring eight distinct characters each with their own tales to enjoy, ranging from journeys of self-discovery to quests for revenge, each traveler will start their journey in a different land so players can steer their own journey depending on whom they choose.Square Enix press release
OCTOPATH TRAVELER for PC brings to life the game’s unique HD-2D visuals, blending striking 2D character designs with beautiful 3D world elements.
Excited? Then you’ll want to know that Octopath Traveler isn’t far off on the PC. It hits the platform on June 7th.