Fire Emblem: Three Houses Will Take Over 200 Hours to Beat, According to Director

Fire Emblem: Three Houses will take over 200 hours to beat, including cutscenes, and estimates roughly at 80 hours per House Path.

July 7, 2019

According to a new interview with Nintendo and Intelligent Systems directors Genki Yokota and Toshiyuki Kusakihara during Japan Expo in France, Kusakihara revealed some surprising information concerning the sheer length of the upcoming tactical JRPG, Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Said news is revealed and partially translated courtesy of Twitter user Stealth:

So without skipping any cutscenes, Kasakihara puts the total amount of time to beat Fire Emblem: Three Houses (that is exploring all three houses) at over 200 hours, with each house taking around 80 hours to beat each. And while we don’t know whether that includes any sidequests or stories, that’s still an absolutely amazing length. This bodes well for the amount of content this latest entry in the franchise will boast.


Leading up to the launch of the game, there’s been tons of new information, trailers, and screenshots released in both Japanese and English. Most recently a new trailer introduced future Empress Edelgard and the Black Eagles. We also got a nine minute trailer showcasing the expansion pack DLC, as well as several new Japanese trailers that recap everything we’ve learned so far about the game.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses previously revealed tons of info on its world history, battle system, job classes, academics, calendar system, and more. You can check out the brand new characters also revealed through Nintendo’s official Twitter account. Most recently we’ve had some new breakdowns on the antagonists and the differences between the three houses.

Plenty of other details have been previously revealed about Fire Emblem: Three Houses including a general character breakdown, a second character breakdown featuring the studentsan expansion on the class skills and abilities, and various character introduction videos (from the same Japanese Fire Emblem account).

Initially set for a Spring 2019 release, the title was pushed back to July 26th of this year. You can preorder the standard game here and the limited edition set here.

Allisa James

Senior Weekend Staff Writer for DualShockers. Loves JRPGs, artbooks, and anime.

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