From Press Release:
Cologne, Germany — Aug. 22, 2018 — Live from day two at gamescom 2018, Midgar Studio and Playdius, publishing branch of Plug In Digital, are thrilled to announce that the stunning JRPG adventure Edge of Eternity will be enter Early Access on Steam on Nov. 29, 2018. Following a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, Edge of Eternity still stands as one of the most anticipated titles within JRPG communities. Following months of intense development work, Midgar Studio’s team of nine is ready to welcome fans to explore the vast world of Heryon, the fantasy planet setting where the adventure takes place.
“Edge of Eternity is a labor of love designed as a tribute to JRPG classics,” says Jeremy Zeler, Head of Midgar Studio. “But building this ambitious JRPG has been a long journey. We still have a lot we want to deliver to make Edge of Eternity everything we want it to be. That’s why we decided to move forward with an Early Access launch.”
Edge of Eternity Key Features Include:
- An Enthralling JRPG Adventure: A unique, riveting story with numerous plot twists and heart-wrenching moments, supported by an epic soundtrack featuring industry legend Yasunori Mitsuda
- A Gorgeous World: Discover an alien world and its unique environments, unearth the most ancient secrets of the world of Heryon. Solve quests in multiple ways, make your own choices, and face their consequences
- A Deep & Strategic Combat System: Outwit your enemies in epic tactical combats, use the environment to lure your enemies into devious traps, outsmart and outflank them to inflict massive damage! Craft your gear and inset it with powerful crystal to unlock unique combinations of skills and power-ups
- A Cast of Charismatic Characters: Meet a cast of larger-than-life companions, each with their own set of attributes, watch them grow and evolve throughout the story, as you live through it yourself. Discover their dreams, their flaws, their hopes and their torments as you share many special moments with them
Kickstarter backers can also look forward to beginning their adventure on Heryon ahead of the upcoming Steam Early Access launch and can expect to receive an invite to join a private beta server this September.
For full details on Midgar Studio’s upcoming development plans, please head to the official Steam and Kickstarter pages. Fans are also invited to join the official Discord channel, where the Midgar Studio team is very active.