A full-blown reveal for Namco Bandai’s next Tales series mothership title is set to occur at the Tales of Festival in Yokohoma, Japan tomorrow at 18:25 Japan time (find your local time). Tales of Vesperia voice actress Mai Nakahara will host the reveal event. To watch it live, you must register at Tales Channel Plus and visit this link when the live stream kicks off. Here’s a quick registration guide:
1) Click the big orange button.
2) Scroll down and click the button on the left.
3) Enter your e-mail address.
4) Check your e-mail and open the confirmation link.
5) Enter the following information (in this order): password, password confirmation, nickname (this must be written in kana – if you do not have the Japanese keyboard enabled, use SLJ’s English to Katakana converter to convert your desired nickname), gender (top is female, bottom is male), birthdate (YYYY-MM-DD), location (leave this one be), and whether or not you want to receive e-mail updates (first is yes, second is no).
6) Click the button at the bottom.
7) Confirm your details and click the button on the bottom right.
8) You should be automatically logged in at that point, but if not, log in here with your e-mail and password.
If you miss the live stream the first time, you’ll be able to catch it again at 22:00 Japan time on June 3.
Meanwhile, the countdown on the Next Tales of teaser site ends later today at 11 a.m. Eastern time. With about 15 hours between the countdown’s end and the Tales of Festival reveal, it is possible we may learn of the game’s title and platform when the timer strikes zero.