Tales of Arise Trailer Previews the 'Next Evolution' of the Series

New cast of characters and updated combat arrive in the 2020 release


One of the many games Bandai Namco Entertainment had on display at this year's E3 was Tales of Arise, which promises the "next evolution" of the long-running RPG franchise. New characters and updated combat are on the horizon along with the classic gameplay fans expect from the series, and you can see the debut footage in the announcement trailer below. 



Tales of Arise is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2020.



On the planet Dahna, reverence has always been given to Rena, the planet in the sky, as a land of the righteous and divine. Stories handed down for generations became truth and masked reality for the people of Dahna. For 300 years, Rena has ruled over Dahna, pillaging the planet of its resources and stripping people of their dignity and freedom.

Our tale begins with two people, born on different worlds, each looking to change their fate and create a new future. Featuring a new cast of characters, updated combat, and classic Tales of gameplay mechanics, experience the next chapter in the world-famous Tale of series, Tales of Arise.

Key Features

  • The Next Chapter – Experience the next chapter in the Tales of series, brought to life in stunning HD powered by Unreal Engine 4.
  • Dynamic Action – Dynamic Action RPG featuring an updated battle system that retains classic Tales of gameplay.
  • Rich Story – Rich story featuring a vibrant world and new cast of characters.
  • Stunning Visuals – High quality animation created by ufotable.




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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