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I Am Setsuna confirmed as Nintendo Switch digital launch title

Published by Jack Taylor     January 23, 2017     19:38 UTC

Square Enix's RPG homage I Am Setsuna is the first digital-only title to be confirmed for launch alongside Nintendo Switch on 3 March in Europe and North America.

I Am Setsuna launched for the PlayStation 4 and Windows PC worldwide in 2016 - and for the Vita in Japan - and Square Enix is now bringing the title, developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, to Nintendo Switch at launch worldwide.

A throwback to classic RPGs of old, I Am Setsuna is based around the protagonist Setsuna and features a unique visual style, with a battle system based on those of classic Final Fantasy games.

Exclusive to Nintendo Switch will be the Temporal Battle Arena - available as free add-on content - which players can use to share party data in order to face off against other players' teams, with other new features also to be announced.

I Am Setsuna launches for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 3 March as a digital download, and at retail in Japan on the same day.

I AM SETSUNA to arrive On Nintendo Switch from 3rd March

LONDON (23rd January 2016) – Square Enix Ltd., today announced that fans of classic JRPG gameplay can now experience the unforgettable story of I AM SETSUNA on the Nintendo Switch on 3rd March 2017.

I AM SETSUNA will be available as a digital launch title for the platform, allowing fans both new and old to experience the game’s emotional and heart rendering story like never before with the addition of new features including ‘The Temporal Battle Arena’. In The Temporal Battle Arena, which will be available as free DLC exclusively for the Nintendo Switch, players can upload and download data to enjoy thrilling battles against other players’ parties.

The game follows the story of Setsuna, a young woman of incredible power and inner strength, on her journey of sacrifice to save the people of her land. With simple turn based controls and unique gameplay mechanisms; I AM SETSUNA merges the beloved nostalgic elements from the golden era of JRPGs with today’s technology. The debut title from the all-new SQUARE ENIX studio, Tokyo RPG Factory, delivers an emotional story of bravery and sacrifice, along with beautiful art design and masterful character development.

Source: Square Enix