New RPG ‘Tales of Zestiria’ hits PlayStation and Steam


Fans of Bandai Namco Entertainment’s Tales Of franchise can finally rejoice as the next entry in this beloved RPG series, Tales of Zestiria, launches for the PS4, PS3 and PC via Steam.  This series has been captivating audiences the world over for more than two decades with its traditional Japanese RPG elements melded with innovative real-time combat systems and endearing characters.


In this new tale, an unseen evil force known as Malevolence is spreading across the land, corrupting the world, and causing humanity to falter.  Players will take on the role of Sorey, a young pure-of-heart adventurer whose destiny is to become The Shepherd and amass a great power that can wipe Malevolence from existence.

In Tales of Zestiria, players will be introduced to an evolution of this franchises real-time battle system which will enable faster combat with side dashes and a new fusion technique combo.  Throughout Sorey and his friends quests, you will befriend other humans as well as special spirit incarnations known as Seraphim to aide them on their journey.  Because of Sorey’s unique ability to communicate with the Seraphim, he is able to fuse with their essence to create new elemental artes for strategic attacks to decimate foes.

As a thank you for purchasing the latest chapter in the Tales Of series, Bandai Namco is offering a free download of the game’s epilogue chapter “Alisha’s Conviction” on the PSN store for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and on Steam for PC for 30 days.  This epilogue chapter follows Alisha and Rose and contains hours of additional story elements and gameplay taking place after the events of Tales of Zestiria.  After the 30 days, the promotion will end and The Alisha’s Conviction downloadable content will be priced at $9.99.

Tales of Zestiria is rated T for TEEN by the ESRB and is available for purchase at video game retailers now in North America and Latin America for the PlayStation 4 for $59.99, the PlayStation 3 system for $39.99 and on STEAM for PC for $49.99.