Namco Bandai Games has just released the first promotional video for a new Tales of. game, Tales of Asteria. Tales of Asteria will be a new installment in the Tales of. franchise and will be a spin off games from the series. It will be releasing on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The game will feature characters from previous Tales of. games.
So far the following characters will be appearing in Tales of Asteria:
- Milla Maxwell from Tales of Xillia
- Cress Albane from Tales of Phantasia
- Lloyd Irving from Tales of Symphonia
- Luke fon Fabre from Tales of the Abyss
- Sophie from Tales of Graces ƒ
- Yuri Lowell from Tales of Vesperia
The game will include an animated opening from Wit Studio, taking over Ufotable who produced the openings since Tales of Xillia. Here is the promotional video for Tales of Asteria.
The Tales of. started in 1995 with the release of Tales of Phantasia on the Super Famicom (SNES). The game was developed by Wolf Team, who are now known as Namco Tales Studio and published by Namco. The game received a positive reception and has allowed more games in the series to be developed. To date, there are fourteen games in the main series with over 10 spin-off titles. While the Tales of. enjoys high sales within Japan, the popularity of the series overseas has been rocky. Though, in the last decade the series has been gaining more popularity outside of Japan. There are also four anime series based on separate entries in the series, as well as an animated film, Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike, released in 2009. To date, Namco Bandai has announced that the series has sold over 15 million titles. Namco Bandai has also recently announced the next main instalment in the franchise, Tales of Zestiria for the PlayStation 3.
Tales of Asteria will be releasing on IOS and Android in Spring 2014 for the Japanese market. You can also visit the official website for the game here: http://asteria.tales-ch.jp/