Astria Ascending was announced for the Switch at Nintendo Direct E3 2021. The upcoming JRPG from Artisan Studio is set for release on September 30, 2021 for PC, PS4/PS5, Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One/Series consoles, and Nintendo Switch. Take a look at the release date reveal trailer below.
The Nintendo Direct for E3 2021 had some truly rapid-fire reveals during the 40 minute presentation. There were quite a number of new games announced as coming to the Nintendo Switch and Astria Ascending from the Dear Villagers franchise was among those shown during the highly-anticipated event.
Coming from Artisan Studio, Astria Ascending is a hand-drawn JRPG with an epic story, turn-based combat, and deep customization. The staff at Artisan Studio has quite the JRPG resume to fall back on for experience, take a look at the description from the game's Steam page:
A hand-drawn adventure crafted with skill and passion
From a team featuring developers from Final Fantasy, Nier Automata and Bravely Default, Astria Ascending includes full voice acting in Japanese and English, a traditionally animated, fully hand-drawn 2D world and a dynamic weather system.
Astria Ascending is scheduled to launch for Nintendo Switch, PS4/PS5, Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One/Series consoles, and PC on September 30, 2021. There were so many reveals during the Nintendo Direct at E3 2021, and Shacknews has them all. For more from E3 2021, check out our guide on everything shown so far.