Fairy Tail RPG Release Date Set for March 2020, New Gameplay

Koei Tecmo and Gust finally revealed the release date for Fairy Tail RPG along with new gameplay during a live stream.

November 30, 2019

On today’s Fairy Tail RPG stream, Koei Tecmo and Gust finally revealed the game’s release date. Fairy Tail for PS4, Switch, and PC, the RPG adaptation of Hiro Mashima’s most popular manga, will be available worldwide on March 19, 2020. The worldwide release was confirmed on stream.

Various bonuses in Japan were also announced during the stream. First print copies of the game will include a bonus outfit for Erza. A physical and a digital Limited Edition were also announced in Japan.

The physical limited edition is titled the Guild Box and contains:

  • A copy of the game
  • A B2 poster
  • 3 character 3D cards
  • A set of stickers

The Digital Deluxe Edition contains:

  • A copy of the game
  • Great Magic Games Team Bonus costumes
  • Bonus Lacrima set items
  • A bonus Atelier Ryza costume for Lucy

A third special Limited Edition is also exclusively available on the Japanese Gust Shop. I assume anyone planning to buy that can actually read about it themselves. Mulitple shop specific preorder bonuses in Japan were also announced, so you should check which shop has the thing you like the most if you’re planning to import.

Koei Tecmo America and Europe should be detailing the Limited Editions in the west soon.

Hiro Mashima is still working on the game’s package art and on the bonus B2 poster included in the physical limited edition. The package art is at the left, and the B2 poster in the physical limited edition at the right.

We recently interviewed Fairy Tail‘s producer Keisuke Kikuchi. Koei Tecmo also recently confirmed Ichiya, Sting, Rogue, Sherria, and Kagura are among the playable party members. We got some explanations of the character-specific mechanics too. You can read about that in detail here.

You can check more live gameplay here, and here is the latest trailer.

And here is the newest gameplay from today’s stream along with a list of timestamps for each sequence:

16:17 – Gameplay with Wendy as the map-controlled character, town exploration
29:26 – Gameplay with Gajeel as the map-controlled character, battle against weak enemies
32:04 – More gameplay most notably an important battle
1:12:07 -Wendy and Gajeel’s seiyuu (Satomi Satō and Wataru Hatano respectively ) voicing a scene live.

Update: Koei Tecmo published a new trailer with the March 19 release date, you can find it further below. The English Digital Limited Edition has the same bonuses as the Japanese one.

Iyane Agossah

Living near Paris, Iyane (He/Him) is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. He speaks Japanese, has been loving anime and Japanese games for over 25 years and plays Genshin Impact for its story and exploration. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07.

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