Traveling Octopathus will arrive on PC on June 7th, at a little over a month of exclusivity of a year on Switch. All of this came out of nowhere because of the inscription of a Korean scoreboard, but once the cat was out of his bag, Square Enix did not take long to officially confirm it. Yes, the JRPG, beautiful and polarizing, is going to be reintroduced to the world and will be subject to an even more scrutiny: I look forward to seeing all the conversations that it will trigger.
This audience will be even more important this time, but not only because of a new platform. Square Enix announced on Twitter that Traveling Octopathus will benefit from the support of Simplified and Traditional Chinese on June 7, along with the PC edition. According to the tweet, Square Enix is also looking for more language requests.
All the marketing campaign behind Traveling Octopathus was rather brilliant. I've had so much knowledge, who otherwise do not care about the game as a hobby, get out of work to ask me questions about it "Final Fantasy 6 in search of play. "Many of these old Final Fantasy Fans who bought a switch to use it were thrilled to relive their glory days, and many of that same group were either disappointing. OctopatheThey are unique defects or have gradually realized that they no longer enjoyed a genre they once loved.
In addition to the soundtrack, I think most of us can agree that Octopathe has sparked a constructive debate on the effectiveness of nostalgia and the genre of JRPG in general in this modern era that seems to want to leave behind.
Octopathe [Twitter via Siliconera]
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