Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen will be released in North America and Europe both physically and digitally for PlayStation 4, and digitally for PS Vita in early 2020, publisher NIS America announced. It will have Japanese audio and English subtitles.
The strategy RPG, a remake of the original Utawarerumono, was first released for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita as Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta in Japan in April 2018.
The launch “Origins Edition” of Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen includes a copy of the game, “Hymns for the Fallen” soundtrack CD, and “Archives of Yamayura” softcover art book. The $79.99 limited edition includes a copy of the game, hardcover art book, soundtrack CD, metal key chain, poster, and a collector’s box. It is available for pre-order now at the NIS America Online Store.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
For the first time ever, the origins of the Utawarerumono saga are coming overseas! Prelude to the Fallen follows the story of a man with no memories who awakens in a strange world, and is taken in by a tribe of kindhearted villagers. He is raised as one of their own, eventually receiving the name “Hakuoro.” When neighboring nations begin to encroach on his village, Hakuoro rises up against the tyrannical invaders, setting off on an unforgettable journey that lives on in the songs of legend.
- An Epic Tale – Become immersed in a turbulent story of love, war, and destiny.
- Heroes of Myth – Unravel the tale of a diverse cast of characters, and watch how their fates intertwine.
- Art of War – Claim victory through the use of tactics, elemental advantages, and the unique strengths of your party members.