Japanese publication Famitsu recently published their review of the soon-to-be-released Square Enix action JRPG, Valkyrie Elysium. Aside from new screenshots to peruse, two significant pieces of information were gleaned from here.
- In case you missed it, the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 port of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth was delayed to December 2022.
Firstly, according to the reviewer, playtime is roughly 20 hours long when completing the main story and sidequests. Alternatively, if one solely guns for the main story, playtime is expected to be around 18 hours. Of course, it’s worth mentioning that the game is receiving free updates in November comprising a new playable character, Hilde, greater difficulty options, and more.
So, when considering those factors, players can expect to spend more time in the title once those features arrive. It is also worth noting that playtime will vary depending on the player, but 20 hours is the ballpark range one should expect.
The second notable factor brought up in the review, albeit without much detail, is that the game has multiple endings. Obviously, due to spoilers, specifics revolving around how many and what they contain were not shared, but it seems there is more to this narrative than meets the eye.
You can view the newly revealed screenshots below:
If you missed it, check out our impressions after playing the Valkyrie Elysium demo early.
Valkyrie Elysium is releasing for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on September 29, 2022. The PC version via Steam will launch on November 11, 2022.
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 try out. A magic system of sorts also seems to be in play as well.
- View our coverage of Valkyrie Elysium’s release date trailer, Japan Collector’s Edition.
- View our announcement coverage of Valkyrie Elysium, comprising the trailer, screenshots, character design, and compositional info.
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- Valkyrie Elysium Tertiary Setting Document Revealed
- Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook
- Valkyrie Elysium Soundtrack Pre-Orders Available
- PS4 & PS5 Demo with Save Data Transference Now Available
- 2 Free Updates Arriving November 2022
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