NIS America will release Falcom-developed RPG The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG in fall 2022 in the west, the publisher announced. It will feature Japanese voice-overs with English subtitles.
The text featured in the Geofront fan translation mod for The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero serves as the basis for the official release by NIS America. Read more about that here.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero first launched for PSP in September 2010 in Japan, followed by PC in August 2011 in China and June 2013 in Japan, PS Vita in October 2012 in Japan, and PlayStation 4 in April 2020 in Japan. An Asian version with only Traditional Chinese and Korean subtitles launched for Switch in February, and is due out for PC via Steam this fall.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
Lloyd Bannings returns to his hometown to follow his late brother’s footsteps and join the Crossbell Police Department. However, he finds himself assigned to a ragtag new division called the Special Support Section, which performs odd jobs and helps people in need. But he and his new teammates slowly discover that their vibrant city hides a dark criminal underbelly… as well as a few terrible secrets.
Experience Crossbell in this exciting chapter from the renowned The Legend of Heroes series! The site of an ongoing territorial struggle between the Erebonian Empire and the Republic of Calvard, Crossbell has developed into a prosperous city-state and one of the continent’s leading economic centers.
After three years away from his hometown, Lloyd Bannings returns in order to follow his late brother’s footsteps and join the Crossbell Police Department. However, when he arrives, he finds he’s been assigned to the Special Support Section, a new division that handles odd jobs and minor requests. He meets his new teammates, which include Elie MacDowell, the granddaughter of the city’s mayor; Randy Orlando, a womanizing ex-soldier; and Tio Plato, a young tech genius.
Though their department is mocked by the media and looked down on by the rest of the CPD, Lloyd and his friends continue to fight to make their city a better place. As they do, however, they slowly come face-to-face with the criminal corruption gripping their city. Little do they know just how deep the shadows of Crossbell City go…
- Welcome to Crossbell – The beginning of an exciting story arc in the Trails universe is about to begin in this iconic city-state! Experience a rich and refreshing game world that is teeming with secrets and adventures.
- Polished Tactics – Strategic combat has been refined, resulting in rich, satisfying tactical gameplay. Harness powerful skills and teamwork to overcome your adversaries!
- Your City, Your Story – Features such as High-Speed and Skip mode allow you to cater your gameplay experience to your preferences and enjoy battles quickly to focus on the surrounding story and events.
Watch the announcement trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.