During Nintendo Direct at E3 2021, space was also given to Dear Villagers, a studio that took advantage of the media showcase to announce the launch date of Astria Ascending , a video game in which the screenwriter Kazushige Nojima, known for his contribution to Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts sagas.
Astria Ascending will launch on September 30, 2021 not only on Nintendo Switch, but also on PlayStation 5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. The announcement was accompanied by the trailer that you can watch at the opening of the news, which showed the job-based turn-based combat system in action and presented the party members: Ulan (Captain), Alasia (Summoner), Eko ( Scholar), Alek (Soldier), Arpajo (Thief), Dagmar (Sorcerer), Kaydin (Explorer) and Kress (Fencer).
The adventure is set in the fantastic hand-painted world of Orcanon , consisting of five different cities populated by unique creatures and more than twenty treacherous dungeons. The developers promise grown-up themes, a longevity of 50 hours and many mini-games, including shooters, an original fantasy-themed card game and challenging environmental puzzles.