Tales of Xillia 2 RPG's TV Ad Previews ufotable Animation

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Launch of franchise's 1st weekly 7-part ad campaign for November 1 PS3 game

A new commercial for Tales of Xillia 2, the latest role-playing game in Namco Bandai Games' "Tales of" franchise, began airing on Saturday. The commercial features a glimpse of the new anime footage from the studio ufotable, and it launches the franchise's first-ever weekly seven-part ad campaign.

The "RPG where choice weaves the future" is set one year after the ending of the first Tales of Xillia. The key to the story is an eight-year-old girl named Elle Mel Marta (played by Mariya Ise). Daigo Okumura (Tales of the Tempest, Yumeria game, Elementhunters) is designing the new characters, in addition to the ones previously designed by Mutsumi Inomata (Windaria, Future GPX Cyber Formula, Utsunomiko) and Kousuke Fujishima (Aa Megami-sama, You're Under Arrest, Sakura Wars).

The game will ship for the PlayStation 3 console on November 1. Pre-orders will cost 8,380 yen (about US$105) and include the Tales of Xillia 2 -Before Episode- novel and artbook by the scenario writer, three alternate downloadable costumes (including Tales of Symphonia's Emil costume for Ludger), and 17 custom PlayStation 3 themes. Buyers can also add an official Dual Shock 3 Tales of Xillia 2 X (Cross) edition controller for a total of 12,980 yen (US$163).

[Via Moe Otaku News]

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