Octopath Traveler is a turn-based JRPG developed by Square Enix and Acquire.
It sports a sprite based look blended with HD visuals, and tells eight different stories of eight individual characters as they journey across the land of Osterra.
The acclaimed HD-2D RPG has hit another major sales milestone. A sequel was also recently announced for Switch, PlayStation, and PC.
"The development team will work hard so that we can set off on a new adventure with you all," writes Square Enix.
The HD-2D title finally arrives on Xbox.
Star Wars: Squadrons, Genesis Noir and Narita Boy are also coming.
Square Enix's retro RPG hits another sales milestone.
Tomoya Asano hopes you'll enjoy Bravely Default 2 in the meantime.
Square Enix's HD-2D retro RPG is out now for Google's game-streaming platform.
The retro RPG and the battle royale shooter might be headed to Google's service.
It's currently 50 percent off on the Nintendo eShop in Europe.
The old-school-new-school blend RPG is out now on Steam.
Square Enix officially confirms the RPG's PC release date as June 7th.
The HD-2D JRPG is soon going to be playable for non-Nintendo players too.
The Switch RPG has been rated for PC in Korea.
You got more than you bargained for!
Octopath Traveler blazes a path for classic JRPGs.
As well as because of greater cost of development and advertising.
The HD-2D throwback RPG seems to have done tremendously well.
To be specific, just the term is trademarked, not the art style itself.
A number of Switch exclusives have been discounted on the eShop till January 10th.
I’m sure that comes as a shock to most of you.
The success of Octopath is another reminder that quality single player games will sell well.
Octopath Traveler has beaten even GTA 5 this month.
Octopath Traveler seems to have done well for itself in Japan, in spite of shortages.
Everything in Japan seems to be in a holding pattern right now.
Share your thoughts on your journey with the developers.
Hollow Knight and Breath of the Wild continue to do great as well.
Etrian Odyssey X tops software charts, giving the 3DS a healthy bump along the way as well.
Square promises more games of this sort coming from them for the Switch.
Even Square was not prepared for this level of success.
At this point it remains unclear what exactly the company is teasing.
These numbers include downloads from the eShop according to Nintendo of Europe.
This is becoming a meme at this point.
Meanwhile, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2 for PS4 tops software sales.
A gaming drought? What drought?
A complete video walkthrough for Octopath Traveler.
Meanwhile, Octopath sees a sharp drop on the software charts.
Leading to yet another apology from Square regarding stock shortages.
Check out all the praise that Square Enix's retro-style RPG has been receiving.
A complete guide for Octopath Traveler.
Octopath Traveler is a triumphant marriage of the old and the new.
Eight questions about the game answered by its producer and director.
It's utter Nintendomination in the Japanese sales charts this week.
It seems like Octopath Traveler ended up exceeding Nintendo's own expectations...
On Twitter, Square Enix apologized to fans for shortages and suggested digital download cards.
Crash Bandicoot N. Trilogy in top spot for the third consecutive week as per Gfk Chart-Track.
Kingdom Hearts 3, however, takes the top spot.
The gorgeous game's gorgeous soundtrack is available to buy now on iTunes and Amazon.
An epic tale – or eight – awaits on the Nintendo Switch.
"We just created the game that we wanted to play as Japanese developers."
Co-producer Masashi Takahashi also addresses requests to remake Final Fantasy 6.
Switch's total stranglehold on the hardware and software charts continues.
Upcoming Square Enix megatons top the charts once again.
According to the producer, it is also "perfect for Switch".
Octopath Traveler seems to be tracking really well ahead of its release.
Switch hardware and software continues to perform strongly, as PS4 continues to suffer a decline.
Octopath Traveler scores itself a high rating from Japanese magazine Famitsu.
It's not the hottest month but some solid releases still await in July.
Producer Masashi Takahashi assures players of a complete experience.
Play the new demo and transfer progress over to the full game.
Awesome combat meets numerous playable characters in a grand adventure.
Hopefully they are all as great as Octopath is shaping up to be.
The latest Famitsu charts are in, and Final Fantasy 7 Remake is at the top once again.
The Square Enix duo tops the charts again.
The path of rituals and research.
It looks absolutely gorgeous!
How you'll go about your journey depends on which path you pursue.
For mature themes, sexual references, and violence.
Plus, new mechanics and characters revealed.
That's a bit farther out than I would have liked.
To be clear, that apparently means April 2018-March 2019.
Here's how the game is coming along...
Check out how the game plays with its eight playable characters.
Side-scrolling RPG looks very good.