UPDATE: Valkyrie Elysium Receiving 2 Free Updates Early November 2022; Hilde’s Vengeance, Time Attack & High-Difficulty Mode

During Tokyo Game Show 2022, Square Enix revealed more information pertaining to their upcoming action JRPG, Valkyrie Elysium. The announcements comprise two incoming free updates the game will be receiving in early November.

UPDATE: 11/8/2022: This new content is now available.

The first is “Hilde’s Vengeance,” where players will gain access to a completely separate playable mode where Hilde, the previously unnamed antagonistic character, will be playable.

The other free update will add features from the Valkyrie series like Seraphic Gate, enabling replaying stages in Time Attack mode and a high-difficulty mode. Very Hard and Valkyrie difficulty modes will also be added. Hilde’s Vengeance and Seraphic Gate can only be accessed after achieving one of the game’s endings.

Both aforementioned updates are releasing for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game in early November 2022, while the Steam release is explicitly stated to be receiving them on November 11, 2022.

This news was translated by the official Valkyrie Elysium Twitter account.

UPDATE 9/19/2022: Square Enix has provided new high-quality screenshots of these two upcoming updates are viewable below:

You can view the timestamped Valkyrie Elysium Tokyo Game Show 2022 presentation below:

If you missed it, check out our impressions after playing the 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. Valkyrie Profile Lenneth, an updated version of the first title, is also releasing for PlayStation 4 and 5 on that same September date.

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.

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