Bandai Namco Games of America and Europe have released a new set of 77 Tales of Berseria screenshots showcasing new characters Magilou and Bienfu, as well as the new “Break Soul” battle feature.
Here are brief introductions, via a press release and the Tales of Blog:
Magilou (voiced in Japanese by Satomi Sato)
Magilou, an unknown woman who proclaims herself to be the “great sorceress” while others see her as the practitioner of “unlicensed witchcraft.” Her free and carefree behavior can make her the life of the party, but this trickster has a hidden dark side towards Velvet.
Bienfu (voiced in Japanese by Nao Nagasawa)
Bienfu, is a peculiar malak (a spiritual being that can harness the power of nature) that has a unique form and personality, often expressing himself by saying, “Bieeen” and “Bad!” Although small in size, he makes up for it with his strength and bravery.
Bienfu and Magilou appear to have history together, but this mysterious relationship doesn’t seem to have ended well.
A new feature of the battle system where a special action that gives a player an advantage in battle and enables them to exceed the upper limit of performable artes per combo. You’ll also be able to change the controlled character mid battle!
Tales of Berseria is due out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan in 2016. A western release is planned for PlayStation 4 and PC.
View the screenshots at the gallery.