Tales of Symphonia HD Gets PC Release, Tales of Zestiria Gets Collector's Edition in Europe
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Bandai Namco Entertainment's official English Tales of blog announced on Thursday that the HD edition of Tales of Symphonia will get a PC digital release via Steam in 2016.
The blog also revealed that the European release of Tales of Zestiria will have a collector's edition. This edition will include: 4 Chibi Kyun Chara figures, a Lady of the Lake sanctuary cloth artwork, a hardback artbook, a 30-minute anime DVD, a selected soundtrack from the game, an exclusive Normin metal case, and the collector's edition box. Those who purchase the game at launch, regardless of edition, will also get a free bonus "Exclusive Mystic Arte DLC" for Mikleo, Lailah, and Alisha. Those who purchase the game at launch will also get an additional chapter featuring Alisha's story for free for a limited time.
The company also revealed that participating retailers in selected countries will package the game with four badges, and some retailers and digital stores will include codes for classic Tales of costumes and weapon skins.
The pre-order bonuses for Tales of Zestiria on Steam will depend on the number of pre-orders. Pre-order bonuses range from weapon skins, classic male costumes, classic female costumes, to the final bonus being Tales of Symphonia HD for free on Steam.
Bandai Namco Entertainment confirmed last month that it will release Tales of Zestiria on the PlayStation 4 and on PC via Steam in addition to the previously-revealed PlayStation 3 release. The game will debut in North America on October 20. In Europe, the game will debut on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on October 16, followed by the Steam release on October 20. Brazil will then receive the game on October 23.
Tales of Zestiria shipped for PlayStation 3 on January 22 in Japan. Bandai Namco Entertainment will ship the game in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australasia, and it will include both Japanese and English audio tracks. The anime special inspired by the game premiered in Japan last December.
Bandai Namco Games released an HD remaster of both Tales of Symphonia games under the title Tales of Symphonia: Unisonant Pack on the PS3 in Japan in October 2013, and in Europe, Australasia, and the Americas under the title Tales of Symphonia Chronicles in February 2014. The remastered release of both games included the English and Japanese audio tracks.