Fairy Tail RPG Launches on March 19 in Japan, Europe, America (Updated)
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Koei Tecmo Games revealed in a livestream video and a trailer on Friday that it will release Gust's Fairy Tail role-playing game on March 19, 2020 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. Koei Tecmo Europe will also release the game on the same date. Koei Tecmo America will release the game for Steam on March 19, but on PS4 and Switch on March 20.
The below release date video also reveals that the game will feature playable characters from other guilds outside the titular Fairy Tail guild.
Koei Tecmo Europe also revealed that those who purchase the game early will receive a special costume for Erza. In Europe, the game's digital deluxe edition includes a Great Magic Games team costume set, a Lacrima set, and a Ryza (from the Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout game) costume for Lucy.
The game's Japanese trailer also confirmed bonuses. Those who purchase the first edition of the game will also receive the same Erza costume. The limited edition "Fairy Tail Guild Box" will include a B2-size poster of an image drawn by manga creator Hiro Mashima, an appendix book, three character 3D cards, a sticker set, and the game. The digital deluxe version of the game will also include the same bonuses as the European edition.
KOEI Tecmo Games' GUST Studios is developing the game under the supervision of manga creator Hiro Mashima. KOEI Tecmo America describes the game:
Start your journey in the land of Fiore and play through the adventures of Natsu Dragneel and Lucy Heartfilia as well as other eccentric members of the Fairy Tail mage guild on a fun-filled and thrilling quest. GUST Studios is creating the game under the supervision of author Hiro Mashima, promising a faithful recreation for the Fairy Tail world and its unusual inhabitants, including everything from magic to its iconic characters.
The most recent and final anime season based on Mashima's manga premiered in October 2018, and ended in September. Crunchyroll and Funimation streamed the anime with English subtitles, and Funimation also streamed an English dub.
Update: Koei Tecmo America has also confirmed it will release the game on March 19 for Steam and on March 20 for PS4 and Switch. Source: Koei Tecmo America's YouTube channel
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