What you need to know:
- Octopath Traveler is a JRPG from Square Enix, consisting of eight characters on a journey.
- A prequel to the game, Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, uses the critically acclaimed HD-2D style that its predecessor does.
- Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent is now available for free on iOS and Android devices.
Octopath Traveler was critically acclaimed upon its release, with most players praising the new “HD-2D” graphics style, which keeps the pixel art from the 16-bit era, and a 3D effect to make each sprite pop. adds up. However, others wished they could learn more about the world, or that the eight playable characters interacted more.
Looks like Square Enix has listened, as they recently released a prequel to the game called Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent.
Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent takes place a few years before Octopath Traveler, and features eight other characters to play in. This time, players can build their party in such a way that all eight characters can party and fight in a single battle, rather than choosing four and leaving the other four at an inn.
The world of Orsterra is this time ruled by three tyrants, each hungry for a specific vice: wealth, power, and fame. Players must travel across the continent to free the inhabitants from these tyrants and restore peace to the region.
Featured in games such as the Bravely Default series by the same developer, Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent features a risk-reward system in which players can choose to save battle points for devastating multi-hit attacks, or battle points can be used. future diversion costs. With elemental weaknesses, weapon types, classes, and shields, players can test their intelligence and strategic ability in every battle.
Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent is now available for free for iOS and Android devices.