LONDON (July 19, 2022) – The chaos continues in SQUARE ENIX®’s STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN™ through the game’s first expansion release, titled Trials of the Dragon King, now available on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC via the Epic Games Store. Developed in collaboration with Team NINJA from KOEI TECMO GAMES, creators of the NINJA GAIDEN and Nioh series, Trials of the Dragon King tells an original story that takes place after the events of the main game, when Jack and his friends visit an island in the Cardian Archipelago to investigate the sudden appearance of Bahamut and to determine whether it is a friend or foe.
Watch the STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN Trials of the Dragon King Expansion trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq657bPWhvc
New content in The Trials of the Dragon King expansion includes:
- New Missions – After clearing the main storyline, players can dive into new missions and experience an original story featuring the Dragon King Bahamut.
- New Jobs and Weapon Type – A new weapon type, the staff, and three new jobs have been added with DLC: Pilgrim, Evoker and Summoner.
- Accessories – Players can now equip accessories, which grant various special effects and status improvements.
- BAHAMUT Difficulty Mode – After clearing the main storyline, players can access a new difficulty level called BAHAMUT.
Players eager to continue their adventures alongside Jack, Ash and Jed can look forward to the release of two additional chapters in the future entitled “Wanderer of the Rift” and “DIFFERENT FUTURE.” Players can access each of the expansions through the game’s Season Pass, which is included in the Digital Deluxe Edition.
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About STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN
STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN is a new action RPG by Square Enix Ltd. in collaboration with Team NINJA from KOEI TECMO GAMES, that brings a bold, new vision to the FINAL FANTASY® series. Jack and his allies, Ash and Jed, burn with the resolve to defeat Chaos as they throw open the gates to the Chaos Shrine. Yet doubts remain – are they truly the Warriors of Light the prophecy foretold? Step into a world of dark fantasy and revel in the exhilarating action-packed battles.
ABOUT KOEI TECMO GAMES
KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD. is a subsidiary of KOEI TECMO HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. KOEI TECMO GAMES consists of six development brands creating innovative and iconic game series extending across a wide range of genres: KOU SHIBUSAWA, ω-Force, Team NINJA, Gust, Ruby Party, and midas. Signature series include ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS, NOBUNAGA’S AMBITION, Winning Post, DYNASTY WARRIORS, SAMURAI WARRIORS, Toukiden, Nioh, NINJA GAIDEN, DEAD OR ALIVE, Atelier Ryza, BLUE REFLECTION, Angelique, and La Corda d'Oro.
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ABOUT Team NINJA
Team NINJA is one of KOEI TECMO GAMES' six brands, with development teams specializing in creating hardcore action games. Their most famous series include: NINJA GAIDEN, DEAD OR ALIVE and Nioh, and the team consistently develops new titles that receive praise from all around the world.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes, and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 168 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 84 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 88 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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