After releasing in Japan back in 1993, boasting sales of more than one million copies, Romancing SaGa 2 became a cult classic.
Now though we can finally experience one of the finest tales in the SaGa series on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, Nintendo Switch and PC, in which players take on the roles of multiple protagonists alone the long line of imperial succession as you look to maintain the Varennes Empire in the valiant struggle against the Seven Heroes. With a scenario system – a true hallmark to the series – prevalent once more, players can deliver commands and grow their nation with a compelling narrative that provides a strong freedom of choice throughout.
With RPG combat heavily reminiscent of the early Final Fantasy adventures, Romancing SaGa 2 is certainly an interesting arrival for the western RPG fan.
Those interested in taking on this former Japanese exclusive adventure can do so now with a download on Xbox One coming in at the price of £16.97 until the 9th January 2018 with the current 20% saving. After this the price will go back to it’s usual £20.99. You’ll find the game also available from today on PS4, PS Vita, PC and Nintendo Switch.
- New character classes to provide added depth and tactical possibilities to gameplay and combat scenarios
- Original dungeons which will provide four new dungeons that take a deeper look into the mysteries of the Seven Heroes
- “New Game+” function which allows players to carry over character attributes and items into a brand new game, enabling them to enjoy the story and obtain items they may have missed, or save lands and companions that were sacrificed originally
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Romancing SaGa 2 is one of the many titles in the lauded SaGa roleplaying game series. In this popular entry, released in Japanese only in 1993 and boasting sales in excess of one million copies, the player’s struggle spans multiple generations as he assumes the role of a series of rulers of the Varennes Empire in a valiant struggle against the Seven Heroes. A free scenario system—a hallmark of the SaGa series—enables the player to take command of a variety of protagonists along the line of imperial succession and experience the history of a nation as it grows and changes. This freedom of choice provides a compelling narrative that served as the cornerstone of the title’s success on its initial release.