The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV for Switch launches March 18, 2021 in Japan

Switch and PC versions due out in 2021 in the west.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

Nippon Ichi Software will release the Switch version of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV on March 18, 2021 in Japan for 6,980 yen, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals. It will include a large number of previously released downloadable content.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV first launched for PlayStation 4 in September 2018 in Japan. NIS America released the PlayStation 4 version on October 27 in North America and November 3 in Europe, and plans to release the Switch and PC (Steam, GOG) versions in 2021.

Here is an overview of the game, via western publish NIS America:

About

The Erebonian Empire is on the brink of all out war! Taking place shortly after the ending of Trails of Cold Steel III, the heroes of Class VII find themselves against the full force of the Empire in an attempt to stop its path of total domination. Further, the hero of the Erebonian Civil War and Class VII’s instructor, Rean Schwarzer, has gone missing. Now, the students of Class VII, old and new, must unite with heroes from all over the continent to create the only chance the world has to be spared from total destruction.

Key Features

  • The Ultimate Class Reunion – Boasting the largest roster in series history, heroes from all over seek to join the cause! The heroes of Class VII unite with Crossbell’s Special Support Section and even the heroes of Liberl.
  • Battle Most Refined – New and returning systems join the already polished combat of The Legend of Heroes series, including the ability to summon giant mechs to the field for devastating attacks, use Auto Battle for more expedient combat, and utilize Lost Arts, the most powerful Orbal magic capable of turning the tide of battle.
  • Pursuits of the War Weary – In between epic battles, catch a breather with a number of mini-games including returning favorites like Vantage Master, fishing and puzzle games! And introducing new pursuits like Poker, Blackjack, and the Horror Coaster.

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