During the Nihon Falcom 40th Anniversary LIVE Concert, NIS America announced that they are bring even more Nihon Falcom titles to Nintendo Switch. Even better: those aren’t recent releases, but older titles that fans have been dying to see localised one day. Those games are: The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero, The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure, The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails, and The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie!
At the moment, those games are only announced for Europe and North America, and it’s not clear if/when there will be a Japanese relaese.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero
Release window: Fall 2021.
In The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero, Lloyd Bannings returns to his hometown to follow his late brother’s footsteps and join the Crossbell Police Department. However, he finds himself assigned to a ragtag new division called the Special Support Section, which performs odd jobs and helps people in need. But he and his new teammates slowly discover that their vibrant city hides a dark criminal underbelly…as well as a few terrible secrets.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure
Release window: 2023
The story of Lloyd Bannings continues in The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure! In the wake of events following Lloyd’s return to Crossbell, the Special Support Section find themselves with new members and new duties. However, rising tensions in Crossbell along with pressure from two neighboring political powers threaten both the safety of their home, as well as the integrity of their team.
The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails
Release window: 2023.
Discover adventures beyond the horizon in The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails! After a fateful encounter with a fairy named Noi, Nayuta and his friends find themselves whisked away on an adventure through multiple worlds in order to stop an evil plot that has been set in motion.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie
Release window: 2023.
Three different fates are about to unfold in The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie! Use the Crossroads system to switch between Rean Schwarzer, Lloyd Bannings, and the masked figure “C”. Dive into refined tactical combat with new features such as United Front, and discover new allies and challenges within the halls of the True Reverie Corridor!
And in case you missed it, here’s the recording of the Nihon Falcom 40th Anniversary LIVE Concert:
Finally, to conclude this round of Nihon Falcom news, here’s a character trailer for Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, introducing Adol (voiced by Yuuki Kaji):
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (Switch) comes out on July 6th in North America, July 9th in Europe, July 16th in Oceania, and September 9th in Japan.
The Upcoming Games page has been updated!