Recently, the Japanese PSN page for the upcoming Square Enix-developed action JRPG, Valkyrie Elysium, was listed, revealing a release date of September 28, 2022. However, remember that this release date may not apply to the Western version.
Regardless, we’ll be sure to keep you all updated when notable developments occur.
Thanks to Twitter user @Renka_schedule for sharing this significant information.
The title was recently rated by the ESRB. It was also recently rated in Korea for those who are at least 12 years old. With these occurrences, it seems highly likely that we’ll be receiving more information about this game soon, which is appreciated since news on it has been nonexistent since its initial March 2022 announcement.
UPDATE: The title’s U.S. PSN page has been listed, revealing a September 29, 2022 release date. New screenshots have also been shared, viewable below. Thanks to Twitter user @nobleedx for grabbing the screenshots.
Additionally, the general synopsis was shared, viewable below:
The latest title in the VALKYRIE series is finally here! This action RPG incorporates the series’ signature Einherjar and combo systems, allowing players to enjoy speedy, three-dimensional combat. The game’s unique art style beautifully depicts a collapsing world as Ragnarok looms, with series veteran Motoi Sakuraba returning to enrich the title with an unforgettable soundtrack.
Ragnarok—the End Times—loomed upon the realms.
The All-Father Odin, with the last of his strength, created an emissary of redemption, Valkyrie; her sole task being the salvation of a doomed world.
◆High-Speed Action RPG
Effortlessly soar through the battlefield and perform high-speed actions with the new Soul Chain system. Utilize a wide array of abilities and skills at the Valkyrie’s disposal to unleash devastating combos.
Summon Einherjar – strong warrior spirits selected by the Valkyrie – to aid you in battle!
Summoning Einherjar imbues the Valkyrie with elemental bonuses, giving players a tactical advantage in battle.
◆Combo & Divine Arts System
The “Arts Gauge” fills as players perform a continuous stream of attacks and maintain combos.
Consuming the Arts Gauge enables the Valkyrie to perform powerful, special techniques known as Divine Arts.
◆Upgrade and Customization Features
Upgrade your weapons, skills, and Einherjar/Divine Arts combos to customize your playstyle.
- View our announcement coverage of Valkyrie Elysium, comprising the trailer, screenshots, as well as character design, and compositional info.
The new trailer is set to premiere tonight at 8 PM ET/ 5 PM PT:
The game’s soundtrack is composed by Motoi Sakuraba, and the character designs are by Yuya Nagai of CyDesignation, Inc. Intracicaes regarding the narrative have not been revealed yet. Still, the presentation boasts a unique art style with fast-paced combat that we’re eager to learn more about. A magic system of sorts also seems to be in play.
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