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Octopath Traveler II Revealed for Switch, Launches in February

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Octopath Traveler II Nintendo Switch release date trailer February 24, 2023 Nintendo Direct

At the September 2022 Nintendo Direct, Square Enix shared the announcement trailer for Octopath Traveler II for Nintendo Switch, revealing a release date of February 24, 2023. Hikari, Agnea, Partitio, Osvald, Throné, Temenos, Ochette, and Castti are the new cast of eight main characters, and you will explore a wide world set in a bustling era. Additionally, path actions now differ depending upon if it’s day or night.

Check out the Octopath Traveler II announcement / release date trailer below, and here are more details on the game:

Introducing a new entry in the OCTOPATH TRAVELER series! OCTOPATH TRAVELER II takes the series’ HD-2D graphics, a fusion of retro pixel art and 3D CG, to even greater heights. In the world of Solistia, eight new travelers venture forth into an exciting new era. Where will you go? What will you do? Whose tale will you bring to life? Every path is yours to take. Embark on an adventure all your own when OCTOPATH TRAVELER II launches for Nintendo Switch on Feb. 24, 2023.

As an extra surprise, Square Enix further revealed today that HD-2D tactical RPG Triangle Strategy is headed to PC via Steam on October 13, 2022, and it is available to preorder now. If you’ve been waiting for PC on that title, your dreams have come true.

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