Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Legend of Legacy Gets a Massive Launch Edition, Oct. 13 Release Date


The Riches of Avalon Will Be At Your Fingertips on Oct. 13 with The Legend of Legacy Launch Edition!
40-page Premium Hardcover Art Book, 10-track Soundtrack CD, and a Large Collectible Box

This is a big one - literally. The outer box containing The Legend of Legacy launch edition will be nearly 6" x 8" and house a delectable selection of collectibles (say that three times fast). 

Chief amongst the launch edition items is a 40-page art book with a glossy hardcover. Yes, hardcover. In it, you'll find full-color pages of character artwork, concept sketches, monster pages, and background art, accompanied by commentary from the game's character artist -- Tomomi Kobayashi -- renowned for her extravagant designs and beautiful coloring. 



But it's not just your eyes who get a feast. Also included is a 10-track CD soundtrack of the game's music. Composed by the legendary Masashi Hamauzu (SaGa, Final Fantasy XIII), the mellow sounds of Avalon can accompany you wherever you go. 

Like previous ATLUS releases, the Launch Edition will only be available to those who pre-order and a limited number of in-store quantity at launch. 

The game will release both digitally and physically on Oct. 13 for $39.99/CA$49.99!




The Legend of Legacy Gets a Wondrous Launch Edition Worthy of the Avalon Explorers

Art Book, CD Soundtrack and Collectible Outer Box Will be Included with Launch Editions

IRVINE, Calif. -- Aug. 13, 2015 -- The Legend of Legacy tells the tale of seven adventurers on the quest of a lifetime as they explore the island of Avalon and unravel the mysteries of its dark past. When the game releases this fall, pre-orders and a limited number of launch copies will receive The Legend of Legacy Launch Edtion -- a limited collector's edition of the game. The Launch Edition is fit for all explorers, and comes in a large, collectible outer box that houses two additional treasures: a glossy hardcover, 40-page artbook by acclaimed illustrator Tomomi Kobayashi (SaGa series) and a 10-track Soundtrack CD of game music from composer Masashi Hamauzu (SaGa, Final Fantasy XIII). Only available at retail, the Launch Edition will be limited to pre-orders and a small quantity of launch day copies. The game will be released in retail stores and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS on Oct. 13 for $39.99/CA$49.99. For more information, check out the official website at http://www.atlus.com/legendoflegacy

In The Legend of Legacy, Seven adventurers - Liber, Meurs, Owen, Bianca, Garnet, Eloise, Filmia - arrive on the mysterious island of Avalon to pursue their own agenda as explorers. They team up with two of the other adventurers to achieve  their objectives - be it exploring the island for treasure, looking for the "god" on the island, or recovering  lost memories. But things change when they discover a singing stone that causes the party to see phantasms of Avalon's forgotten history.

Gameplay features in The Legend of Legacy include:
  • Seven Unique Perspectives - Each character in The Legend of Legacy has their own motivation for exploring Avalon, and their individual conclusion at the story's resolution. Play through as each character to see them all!
  • Combat Gets Classless - Managing formations to instruct specific combat roles instead of fixed classes adds a different level of challenge for battle enthusiasts.
  • Legendary Development - Illustrator Tomomi Kobayashi (SaGaseries), renowned composer Masashi Hamauzu (SaGa, Final Fantasy XIII), writer Masato Kato (Chrono Trigger), game designer Kyoji Koizumi (SaGa series), and Masataka Matsuura (9999 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors) all come together to create this brand new experience.
  • Adjusted for the West - Based on user feedback following the Japanese release, several gameplay adjustments were made to enhance the gameplay. More details to come later!
The Legend of Legacy is a brand new RPG developed by FuRyu and published in the Americas by ATLUS. The game will have both physical and digital releases in the Americas. The game is rated E10+by the ESRB. Official website: http://www.atlus.com/legendoflegacy