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JRPG Chained Echoes coming Day One to Game Pass on December 8th

Publisher Deck 13 announced the release date for the upcoming JRPG Chained Echoes. It will be releasing on December 8th and is coming day one to Xbox Game Pass alongside its PlayStation, Switch, and PC releases. The game was made by one developer named Matthias and is a unique mix of settings featuring Fantasy and Steampunk tropes/aesthetics. The gameplay trailer and full press release are listed below:

Chained Echoes, the long awaited pixel-perfect JRPG developed by Matthias Linda and published by Deck13 Spotlight, finally receives a release date. Perfectly blending fantasy with Mechs and Airships, its arrival on December 8th on PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch and PC will immerse gamers into a story-driven epic! Chained Echoes will also be available through Xbox Game Pass on PC, consoles and via the Cloud on Day 1. Watch the official Date Reveal Trailer here! A Magnum Opus 7 Years in the Making After seven years of development, the Magnum Opus from solo developer Matthias Linda, Chained Echoes, a traditional, all encompassing JRPG, inspired by classics of the SNES and PSX era, is finally finished. Gamers from all around the world can now engage in an outstanding JRPG fantasy that is full of exciting challenges and appeal. Players will find themselves within the continent of Valandis, which, after centuries of war, is finally at peace. However, this world they are in is marked by possible conflict, and rumors that a weapon of mass destruction is an imminent danger. Peace is fragile, conflicts lasting for centuries just won’t disappear, a new war could break loose anytime soon… Can a group of strangers restore peace? Can the weapon be destroyed?
Chained Echoes
Welcome to the Overdrive Chained Echoes is packed; featuring magic, mechs, swords, boss fights, turn-based combat, a complex story and roughly 40 hours of content. While being a turn-based game, the Overdrive Combat System ensures that the fights are fast-paced while still offering massive tactical depth. Creatively tune the skillset of your party and slay even the most vicious foes like a whirlwind! In Chained Echoes, medieval Fantasy meets modern Steampunk, so get ready for both sword duels and mech fights! An incredible, carefully crafted world awaits, filled with otherworldly creatures, multiple nations of humans and humanoid races, brimming with individual lore and culture for the player to dig into. In the wild, Valandis’ varied environments are a true paradise for adventurers, each with their unique look and special challenges, menacing bosses and exciting secrets! The new trailer reveals a few more gameplay scenes, showing off the combat system, some mecha fights and some of the stunning pixel visuals Matthias created. Chained Echoes will also be available through Xbox Game Pass on PC, consoles and via the Cloud on Day One.
Chained Echose screenshot that shows a lush green land from the viewpoint of someone in a forest.
Chained Echoes will also receive a physical release in Summer 2023 and is now available for pre-order. Exclusively distributed by First Press Games, it will receive premium physical editions for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC DVD, with different variants that vary in terms of included goodies and merch. Esoundsignal’s Original Soundtrack as a 2CD release is also on offer separately. For all details, visit First Press Games’ web store:
Chained Echoes PS4 and Nintendo Switch limited edition contents
Chained Echoes will be released on December 8th on PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC and Nintendo Switch. It will cost 24.99$. It will be available through Game Pass on Day 1. About Deck 13 Spotlight Deck13 Interactive is one of Germany’s leading developers. Based in Frankfurt, the passionate team develops award-winning, large-scale productions for consoles and PC. With Deck13 Spotlight the team has also established a publishing service that helps independent developers bring their projects to wider audiences. More information on the website: About Matthias Linda Matthias is a communication designer with a focus on animation and graphic design who has been working in the industry for several years. Due to his love for game design theory, coding and RPGs, he started working on his own project, Chained Echoes, 3 1/2 years ago to make his dream come true. More information on the website:

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