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First announced in Famitsu this week, Koei Tecmo and Gust have officially announced the inclusion of Gildarts and the Eclipse arc in the Fairy Tail RPG for Switch.

Here’s the full rundown:

This week’s issue of Famitsu has the latest information on the Fairy Tail RPG.

According to the magazine, Gildarts Clive will now be playable. The Eclipse Celestial Spirits and Tartaros story arcs.

It was previously announced that Fairy Tail would be delayed to June. Here’s some tidbits regarding how Gust has used that time to improve the game:

Koei Tecmo has announced a delay for the upcoming Fairy Tail game today. Instead of March 19, the game is now scheduled to launch on June 25 in Europe and on June 26 in North America. The official reason for the delay is the “developer’s desire to further enhance the game for a more enriching FAIRY TAIL experience”. Here’s the full statement from producer Keisuke Kukichi:

Koei Tecmo and Gust are back with another trailer for the Fairy Tail RPG that highlights the town of Magnolia. Give it a look below.

Koei Tecmo and Gust are kicking off their promotional efforts for Fairy Tail in Japan with a new commercial. Have a look at the advert below.

We recently spoke with Keisuke Kikuchi, the producer of the Fairy Tail RPG heading to Switch in 2020. Aside from discussing topics like how long the game will be and talk about DLC, Kikuchi also expressed interest in wanting to turn this into a franchise when we asked about the possibility of original characters.

Here’s our full discussion with Kikuchi:

Koei Tecmo has published the official Japanese boxart for the Fairy Tail RPG. Get look at the packaging image above.

Fairy Tail will likely have the same design in the west, but we’ll report back when the overseas cover has been posted.


Next year’s Fairy Tail game for Switch will be fully playable in English as far as text is concerned. However, there are no plans to include any sort of dub. Producer Keisuke Kikuchi told us that the original Japanese anime voice cast is performing for the title, but there are no current plans for English voices.

Fairy Tail launches for Switch on March 20, 2020. We’ll have more from our interview with Kikuchi soon.

Koei Tecmo have updated the official Japanese website for the upcoming Fairy Tail game adaptation. The updates include screenshots of the recently revealed playable characters Laxus Dreyar, Mirajane Strauss and Jellal Fernandes as well as new information on the Character Stories and Bond Conversations gameplay systems (credit goes to Gematsu for the translation).

Laxus Dreyar (voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi)

The latest issue of Famitsu has the latest information on Koei Temco and Gust’s Fairy Tail RPG for Switch. The big news concerns three new characters. Mirajane Strauss, Jellal Fernandes, and Laxus Dreyar are all now confirmed.

Famitsu also shows Mirajane fighting in her Satan Soul: Sitri form. Other than that, character conversations can be unlocked by meeting certain conditions in the game. Players can look forward to many comical moments aren’t in the original work.

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