The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Blazes a New Path Toward Fall 2019

Santa Ana, CA (January 17, 2019) – NIS America is proud to announce that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III will be available exclusively for PlayStation®4 in Fall 2019!

About the game:
Nearly a year and a half has passed since the Erebonian civil war, and much has changed since then. From the shifting stances of countries to the internal politics of the Empire, and even the life of Rean Schwarzer, the shadows of the past have given way to the embers of a new chapter. Now graduated from Thors Military Academy, Rean has become an instructor at the Thors Branch Campus, a newly-opened academy that quickly finds itself thrust onto the national stage. It is here that he takes the lead of a brand new Class VII, and must guide a new generation of heroes into an unknown future. Though all is calm now, the nefarious Ouroboros organization continues to weave a dark plot that could engulf the entire continent in war...or perhaps something even more sinister.

Trails of Cold Steel III invites players into a world full of intrigue and excitement that is years in the making. They will embark on a whirlwind tour through the never-before-seen lands of the recently expanded Erebonian countryside, and encounter fresh faces as well as old friends familiar to fans of the series. In true Trails fashion, the deep, engaging story pairs with an incredible cast of characters and a combat system refined over decades of innovative RPG worldbuilding. This renowned title has also now been developed natively for PlayStation®4 hardware, a series first.

Key Features:
Welcome to the New Class VII – Explore the newly annexed lands of the Empire with a brand new squad, and catch up with familiar faces from the past.

An Immersive Story – Experience an epic story developed across three titles, and crafted for new and old fans alike. Also includes an interactive introduction to catch up new players to the ongoing story so anyone can dive right in to the world of Trails of Cold Steel.

Combat Honed to a Fine Edge – Challenge oncoming threats with a combat system that has been refined over the course of decades. The addition of features like Brave Order and the Break System opens up new possibilities in battle.

Release: Fall 2019
Platform: PlayStation®4
Genre: RPG
Player(s): 1
Audio: Japanese / English
Text: English / French
Ratings: TBD
Publisher: NIS America, Inc.
Developer: Nihon Falcom Corporation

About Nihon Falcom

Falcom is a game developer founded in 1981 that has created many titles for consumer game platforms and boasts an extremely enthusiastic fanbase worldwide. Notable titles include the “Ys” series, the “Trails” series, and Tokyo Xanadu. Last September saw the culmination of the Trails of the Cold Steel tetralogy with the release of Sen no Kiseki IV—THE END OF SAGA—for PlayStation®4 and 2019 will see the latest release in the “Ys” series, Ys IX— Monstrum NOX—.

About NIS America

In 2003, NIS America was established in Southern California to bring exciting, one-of-a-kind Japanese culture to North America. NIS America's team members devote themselves to the fans. Their respect for their fans is at the heart of everything they do. As an established entertainment publisher in the U.S., NIS America is committed to continuous growth and improvement.

NIS America is a subsidiary of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc., a company famous for its unique line of strategy RPGs with titles such as Disgaea and Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk. In keeping with its mission, NIS America also publishes other popular Japanese games including SNK HEROINES Tag Team Frenzy, Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA, and Grand Kingdom.


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