Falcom will release a PlayStation 5 version of The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki on July 28 in Japan for 5,800 yen at retail and 5,500 yen via download, the developer announced. Additionally, publisher Clouded Leopard Entertainment will release the PlayStation 5 version alongside a PC (Steam) version in Asia on the same day with Traditional Chinese and Korean subtitles.
The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki first launched for PlayStation 4 on September 30, 2021 in Japan and Asia. A sequel, The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II -CRIMSON SiN-, is due out for both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 this fall.
Users who already own the PlayStation 4 version of The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version for 110 yen (approx. $0.86). (This is the standard for PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 upgrades in Japan for certain games that are a free upgrade worldwide.) Save data from the PlayStation 4 version can also be transferred to PlayStation 5 version.
The PlayStation 5 version will ship with improvements and new features, including 4K resolution and 60 frames per second support, a high-speed mode, and more.
Get the details below.
■ About the PlayStation 5 Version
Ahead of the story RPG sequel The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II -CRIMSON SiN- this fall, the first entry in the new Calvard Republic-set series The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki will debut on PlayStation 5 this summer.
The PlayStation 5 version now supports 4K resolution and 60 frames per second for even more stunning visuals. The high-speed mode allows you to select your desired speed for field and command battles, and the in-game text size can be adjusted for a more comfortable gameplay experience. In addition, the game contains an archive that introduces past installments of the series as well as a glossary, so newcomers to the Trails series can jump right in.
The PlayStation 5 version also allows save data transfer from the PlayStation 4 version.
—High-Speed Mode Setting Screen
■ Downloadable Content Set “Thank-You Mega Box Plus” Included with First-Print Copies
First-print copies of The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki for PlayStation 5 will include the downloadable content set “Thank-You Mega Box Plus,” which adds the Hollow Core voice “Latoya Hamilton” (voiced by Kikuko Inoue), and the Van and Agnes costumes previously exclusive to Asia. The set consists of 33 items, including the original costume color “4spg UNITED,” combat orbment “Xipha” customization covers, attachment items, and more.
Watch a trailer for the PlayStation 5 version below. View the first screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.