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Following today’s news that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV is on the way to Switch, NIS America has shared a proper announcement. We also have a trailer for the game.

Here’s the full roundup:

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III is coming to Switch this summer. NIS America and Falcom’s support isn’t stopping there, as it’s been announced today that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV will also be released on the console.

As the RPG series continues, this will be the final entry in the Trails of Cold Steel arc. It will not feature the standard student-life setting due to what took place in the last game.

Following today’s Nintendo Direct Mini, a demo for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III released on the Switch eShop. You can access it via the official store page.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III is also now up for pre-load on the eShop. The RPG takes up 7.0GB of space.

Source: Switch eShop

During a live stream yesterday, NIS America showed off extensive footage from The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III. We have the full recording below.

NIS America has gone live with a new story trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III. Take a look at the video below.

At a recent general meeting of shareholders, president of Falcom Toshihiro Kondo was asked about future plans for The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki (Trails of the Beginning) and other games – specifically on Nintendo Switch.

The full question is as follows:

Engine Software has announced that it is the studio behind the Switch version of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III. NIS America and Falcom announced the RPG for Nintendo’s console last week.

Engine Software previously ported a number of other titles to Switch. The company’s lineup includes Ni no Kuni, Little Nightmares, Into the Breach, and more.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III already has a confirmed release date of March 19, 2020 in Japan. It’s due out sometime during Spring 2020 in North America and Europe.

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NIS America has prepared a new Switch trailer for today’s announcement of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3. Get a look at the video below.

GameSpot has posted the first footage from the newly-announced Switch version of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3. View the gameplay below.

Nihon Falcom president Toshihiro Kondo has previously stated that it would be difficult to bring its games to Switch due to a lack of experience with the system and having to focus on its fan base that lies with PlayStation platforms. However, other companies stepping in to port its games are very much a possibility. We did see an example of this when Nippon Ichi Software handled Ys VIII for Switch.

Although it’s unclear what to expect from Falcom going forward, Kondo did share an encouraging comment with DualShockers. When asked about the possibility of additional Switch ports, he said: