The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV announced for the Nintendo Switch

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III isn’t even out in Europe and North America, but NIS America have already announced that the next game in the series is coming to the Nintendo Switch. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV will be released in 2021 in Europe and North America, with the Japanese release still to be confirmed.

The game will get two editions:

  • Frontline Edition
    • The Black Records (Artbook)
    • Echoes of Erebonia (Soundtrack, digital)
    • Reverse coversheet
  • Limited Edition ($99.99)
    • Collector’s Box
    • “Twilight Resonance” Official Soundtrack
    • “The Complete Black Records” Official Art Book
    • “Ashen Awakener” SteelBook®
    • “Daybreak” Cloth Poster
    • 7 Art Cards

Next, here’s the first trailer for the game:

And here’s some details and the list of key features for the game:

The Erebonian Empire is on the brink of all out war! Taking place shortly after the ending of Trails of Cold Steel III, the heroes of Class VII find themselves against the full force of the Empire in an attempt to stop its path of total domination. Further, the hero of the Erebonian Civil War and Class VII’s instructor, Rean Schwarzer, has gone missing. Now, the students of Class VII, old and new, must unite with heroes from all over the continent to create the only chance the world has to be spared from total destruction.

  • The Ultimate Class Reunion – Boasting the largest roster in series history, heroes from all over seek to join the cause! The heroes of Class VII unite with Crossbell’s Special Support Section and even the heroes of Liberl.
  • Battle Most Refined – New and returning systems join the already polished combat of The Legend of Heroes series, including the ability to summon giant mechs to the field for devastating attacks, use Auto Battle for more expedient combat, and utilize Lost Arts, the most powerful Orbal magic capable of turning the tide of battle.
  • Pursuits of the War Weary – In between epic battles, catch a breather with a number of mini-games including returning favorites like Vantage Master, fishing and puzzle games! And introducing new pursuits like Poker, Blackjack, and the Horror Coaster.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV (Switch) comes out in 2021 in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: NIS America PR


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