Stegosoft Games is bringing its JRPG Ara Fell: Enhanced Edition to Switch on March 26th, with Dangen Entertainment handling the publishing duties.
Originally released on Steam back in 2016, this version will boast a host of upgrades and enhancements, including an overhauled UI, fresh character classes and new skills. It will also come with revamped crafting and battle systems, a selection of new quests, autosave capability and much more.
Taking inspiration from the likes of Secret of Mana and Final Fantasy, Ara Fell: Enhanced Edition aims to revive ‘the golden age of RPGs’ by combining the best elements of western and Japanese examples of the genre.
Here’s some more info, taken from the PR:
EXPLORATION – Ara Fell is a world meant to be explored! Jump, crawl, swim and even fly through the air to solve puzzles and discover new locations filled with hidden treasure, secrets and adventure! Every corner of Ara Fell is designed with exploration in mind.
OPEN WORLD – Most of the world can be explored from the moment you leave Aloria Village, the heroine’s home town… provided, of course, you’re strong enough. A clever explorer may be able unlock secrets and discover powerful equipment early in the game if he or she commits to taking advantage of the open nature of the game world.
TACTICAL COMBAT – Ara Fell may be a story-heavy game, but the world is still fraught with danger. Choose specialized equipment and statistics, customizing each character to best suit your play style, and to best thwart each boss battle’s unique mechanics.
CHARACTER DRIVEN – When you join Ara Fell’s unwitting heroine on her quest to save her homeland, you’ll discover a world filled with vibrant characters who laugh, cry, crack jokes, lose their tempers, and even their will to go on as the size and scope of the curse that plagues Ara Fell becomes apparent. Friends and villains alike are not who they seem as the stakes grow ever higher…
Ara Fell: Enhanced Edition launches on Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, iOS and Android on March 26th, and will cost $14.99.