Lost Sphear: releasing in October in Japan, January in the west; details about retail release in the west, more

Lost Sphear is the second game by Tokyo RPG Factory, the developers of I am Setsuna. It was announced a few weeks ago in Famitsu, and today, Square-Enix finally revealed the release date: it’s October 12th for Japan, and January 23rd for Europe and North America.

Before we head into the details about this release (including the physical version), here’s the latest trailer for the game:

In Japan, the game will cost 5 800 Yen, and will be available both at retail and on the Nintendo eShop. Here’s pictures of the retailer-exclusive bonuses (Amazon, Square-Enix Store):

In Europe and North America, there will indeed a physical version of the game, but there’s a catch: you will not be able to find it in store. Indeed, the retail release will be a Square-Enix store exclusive, and you will only be able to get it from there. If you want to order it, head over to the official website right now!

If you pre-order the game on the Square-Enix Store, you will also get a little bonus: two special soundtracks, composed by Tomoki Kiyoshi.

Next, here’s the Nintendo Switch boxart, and plenty of screenshots + artworks:

Speaking of Lost Sphear, it will be featured in Famitsu magazine this week. Here’s the usual preview pages:

Finally, here’s a small blurb from the official website, that shares some minor details about the game (more to come in the upcoming days):

  • Unique and powerfully unforgettable storyline with seamless gameplay
  • Enhanced Battle System with new ATB 2.0 offering more freedom in combat
  • Machine Equipment – capture Vulcosuit robots in the fields or whilst in battle then equip your characters to gain enhanced abilities

Lost Sphear (Switch) will be released on October 12th in Japan, and January 23rd in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: Square-Enix PR / 4Gamer / Famitsu



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