Set for 2021 release on PC and consoles.

Artisan Studios has actually revealed Astria Ascending, a brand-new Japanese-design RPG being established in combination with Final Fantasy 7 author Kazushige Nojima and FF12 author Hitoshi Sakimoto.

Astria Ascending casts gamers as one of the 8 demigods – guardians of Harmony charged with securing the world of Orcanon from the strange Noises.

There’s plenty more scene-setting in the trailer listed below – consisting of reference of the wonderfully called “Harmelon”, an instinct-suppressing melon utilized to preserve consistency throughout the land – however the essence is that it’s a side-on, turn-based RPG with some really good hand-drawn art.

Astria Ascending – Announcement Trailer.

Kazushige Nojima and Hitoshi Sakimoto – who discuss the game in a separate video – are onboard as scenarist and author respectively, even more sealing Astria Ascending’s connection to 2015 iOS JRPG Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey, which the set likewise dealt with.

Astria Ascending is arranged to release later on this year and will be offered on PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox Game Pass, Switch, and Steam.