I am Setsuna Accolade Trailer Released Ahead of Switch Launch

With the Switch version of the game soon to be released, Square Enix released a trailer that reminds us all of exactly why this game is such a gem.

on February 16, 2017 10:14 PM

After its critically-acclaimed launch on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PC, I am Setsuna will be coming to Nintendo Switch with the platform’s March 3. In celebration of the game’s day-one digital launch on the new Nintendo hardware, Square Enix released a trailer showcasing the game’s emotional beats and classic JRPG gameplay.

 

The trailer, titled Something Old, Something New, also announces that the game will be playable in French.

If you’re unfamiliar with I am Setsuna, here’s how Square Enix describes it.

“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.”

Previously announced was that the Nintendo Switch version of the game would receive an exclusive PvP multiplayer mode so that players can compare the strength of the parties they’ve crafted over the course of the campaign.

I am Setsuna Tomas Franzese gave the game a 9.0 out of 10 originally released on February 18, 2016. Our very own for its engaging throwback to classic RPGs.

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