A couple of weeks ago, Sony Interactive Entertainment’s mobile branch ForwardWorks teased that today it would finally unveil the next Arc The Lad game. Today the publisher kept its promise announcing Arc The Lad R.
The new game is a free to play JRPG with optional purchases for iOS and Android developed by Aplus Games, which recently released Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time, and is also working on Kill la Kill The Game: IF.
The game is set in the same world as the original saga, and more precisely ten years after Arc The Lad II, and the story is told from the perspective a new hero named Haruto.
Ten years after the Great Disaster that halved the population of the world. One of the countries promoting reconstruction if the water city Milmarna under the leadership of one of the heroes of the war. The hero Haruto belongs to the militia of Milmarna. He rescues a girl named Mizuha from a battleship from Ardia that attacked nearby villages, setting the gears of fate in motion once more.
Pre-registrations are already open in Japan, and if 200,000 people register, all will get the four-star character Tosh for free. Incidentally, we also learn that the Arc The Lad series sold more than 3.7 million units worldwide.
You can check out the first trailers below. If you want to see more, you can also enjoy a series of artwork pieces showcasing the familiar world of the game.