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Astria Ascending launch trailer

Posted on September 30, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in Switch, Videos

Astria Ascending trailer

Publisher Dear Villagers and developer Artisan Studios have come out with a launch trailer for Astria Ascending, a new turn-based RPG for Switch. It will arrive on various platforms today.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Experience an epic story with rewarding, turn-based combat and expansive customization rendered in glorious hand-drawn visuals.

Explore the vast and beautiful world of Orcanon

Visit five different cities populated by unique creatures and solve more than 20 dangerous dungeons. With over 50 hours of game-play and a range of fun mini-games – including shoot ‘em ups, an original fantasy-themed card game and challenging environmental puzzles.

A grand tale of fate and sacrifice

Immerse yourself in a fascinating narrative rife with betrayal, sacrifice and terrors. A story based around adult characters, Astria Ascending offers a more mature experience and extensive dialog.

A rewarding, turn-based combat system

Fight over 200 different monsters in captivating, turn-based combat. Collect and summon legendary beasts into the fight and build up your power to wield legendary Cosmo Breaks.

Meet an unforgettable cast of characters

Pick from eight customizable characters spanning a range of fantastical races and skills, and assemble a heroic team that must sacrifice everything to save the world. With 20 classes to choose from and an array of unique skills to command, their fates are doomed, but the world is not.

A hand-drawn adventure crafted with skill and passion

From a team featuring developers from Final Fantasy, Nier Automata and Bravely Default, Astria Ascending includes full voice acting in Japanese and English, a traditionally animated, fully hand-drawn 2D world and a dynamic weather system.

Take a look at the Astria Ascending launch trailer below.

Astria Ascending will be up on the Switch eShop starting today, and a physical version should be available soon.

You can check out a previous video for the game focusing on combat here. We also have a trailer for jobs and customization here.

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