Gajeel and Juvia Join the Fight in a Quest to Restore the FAIRY TAIL Guild’s Prestige!
Hertfordshire, 17th October 2019 – Today KOEI TECMO Europe and developer GUST Studios announced all-new details on the extended storyline arcs of their upcoming JRPG, FAIRY TAIL, available in 2020 on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC via Steam®.
FAIRY TAIL’s enchanting storyline includes the fan-favourite Tenrou Island arc, the Grand Magic Games arc, and the Tartaros arc, as well as other episodes from the original canon based on Hiro Mashima’s best-selling manga and anime series of the same name. The game’s plot focuses on the time period about half way through the anime and revolves around the FAIRY TAIL guild’s near demise after the mysterious absence of Natsu’s party. The guild’s prestige has plummeted in the years since they’ve been gone and is drowning in debt. Thankfully, Natsu and his crew of mages are back and ready to return FAIRY TAIL to its glory days by joining the Grand Magic Games and competing for top guild. Action includes Natsu’s party facing Hades in an action-packed showdown, Erza clashing swords with Kagura of Mermaid Heel, and breath-taking battles against the dark guild Tartaros. In addition, original episodes will also be playable to help characters bond while unlocking unique scenes in the game.
To help in the quest, two new playable characters were also announced, as “The Iron Dragon Slayer” Gajeel Redfox and “The User of Water” Juvia Lockser join Natsu Dragneel, Lucy Heartfilia, Gray Fullbuster, Erza Scarlet, and Wendy Marvell in their heroic journey to restore their FAIRY TAIL guild to its former brilliance. Throughout the game, mages accept jobs from the request board inside FAIRY TAIL headquarters. Battles often accompany these jobs, so characters must coordinate their attacks with other party members. Once completing the task, players report back to the guild to receive rewards, including money, items, and guild fame. Guild rank will vary in line with fame, rising from D to S – the higher the rank, the more challenging the mission, but with that comes even bigger rewards. Rise the ranks to take on the most challenging missions in the courageous quest to become the greatest guild in Fiore.
FAIRY TAIL is available to pre-order now from GAME and independent retailers through Centresoft.
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