Fire Emblem: Three Houses will launch for Switch on July 26, publisher Nintendo and developer Intelligent Systems announced.
In addition to the standard edition, a “Seasons of Warfare Edition” including a copy of the game, SteelBook case, Sound Selection CD, 2020 calendar, art book, and special packaging will also be available.
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
A brand-new Fire Emblem game with a new story and characters is coming to the Nintendo Switch system.
The game takes place on Fodlan, where the Church of Seiros exercises great power over the land and its people. As the main character, the player must not only fight on the battlefield, but also can move the character freely and interact with other characters to build relationships and gather information at some parts. This turn-based tactical RPG will put new strategic twists on battling, with formations of troops supporting individual units on the battlefield. Do you have what it takes to survive and conquer in this brand-new Fire Emblem game?
Three noble houses that are part of the Officer’s Academy, an elite facility that trains students in the ways of weapons, magic and special skills. As a professor, the player must choose one of these houses to lead its students in grid-based battles with life-or-death stakes. Each house is comprised of many different students to meet and train, each with her or his own personality and skills. These students can interact with each other at the academy, strengthening their bonds and supporting each other on the battlefield.
- A traditional turn-based tactical RPG that puts new twists on strategic battling. Now when the player maneuvers a unit, formations of troops move with them and support them in battle.
- In some parts, the player can move the main character freely, and interact with other characters, and gather information.
- The game is set in a new world—Fodlan, where the Church of Seiros exercises great power over the land and people.
- Your protagonist meets three main characters—Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude—who play important roles in the story.
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