Atlus releases a new trailer for Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection, showing that the upcoming remaster will be available for PC via Steam.
Atlus’ classic dungeon crawler RPG for the Nintendo DS, Etrian Odyssey, is coming to PC via Steam. In an effort to boost viewership for this franchise, the company announced that PC gamers would also have access to enhanced versions of the first three games in the series on their favorite platforms later this year. It won’t just be Nintendo Switch players, as originally announced during the Nintendo Direct this week.
Originally released between 2007 and 2010 for the Nintendo DS, the three games that will be part of the Atlus collection Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection are dungeon crawler JRPGs. In the franchise, the player controls a party of adventurers who face turn-based battles as they trek through gridded dungeons or outdoor locations. While Atlus is best known for famous franchises like Megami Tensei and yours Persona series in the West, this dungeon crawling RPG has still managed to sell over 1.5 million copies so far.
Now, in the new trailer, players can see some of the re-shot scenes from Etrian Odyssey, Etrian Odyssey 2: Heroes of LagaardIt is Etrian Odyssey 3: The Drowned City, which will be compiled and released on Steam on July 1st. This new version will include HD graphics for all three games and allow players to experience these RPGs on a big screen for the first time.
the release of Etrian Odyssey it’s part of a trend that’s been gaining momentum lately: Japanese companies releasing their games on Steam. There are many examples of this in recent years, especially when considering JRPGs. Atlus own persona 5 realfrom Square Enix Tactical Ogre: Rebornand the yakuza Sega’s series were all huge hits on PC gaming platforms and showed Japanese studios that there is money to be made from PC ports.
PC fans will certainly be pleased to get their first chance to play this saga on the big screen with enhanced graphics. In truth, Etrian OdysseyThe game’s true roots can be traced back to computer RPGs. The series’ gameplay is loosely inspired by the grandfather of PC gaming dungeon crawlers: Magic, a very difficult RPG. Originally released in 1980, the series was a huge hit in the world of early PC gaming, but was largely forgotten in the West when the genre disappeared in the 2000s. dungeons there and why the Etrian Odyssey Trilogy Collection it’s here now.
Etrian Odyssey Trilogy Collection launches on June 1st for Nintendo Switch and PC.
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