Octopath Traveler – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Octopath Traveler Box Art
Publisher
JP: Square Enix; WW: Nintendo (for Switch)
Developer
Square Enix, Acquire
Platforms
Nintendo Switch, PC, Stadia, Xbox One
Release Date
Nintendo Switch: July 13, 2018; PC: June 7, 2019; Stadia: April 28, 2020; Xbox One: March 25, 2021
Genre
Role Playing

Game Overview:

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.

Latest Updates For Octopath Traveler

Octopath Traveler Sequel Possibly Being Teased

Octopath Traveler Sequel Possibly Being Teased

"The development team will work hard so that we can set off on a new adventure with you all," writes Square Enix.

Octopath Traveler is Out Now for Xbox Game Pass

Octopath Traveler is Out Now for Xbox Game Pass

The HD-2D title finally arrives on Xbox.

Octopath Traveler, Torchlight 3, and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in March

Octopath Traveler, Torchlight 3, and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in March

Star Wars: Squadrons, Genesis Noir and Narita Boy are also coming.

Octopath Traveler Worldwide Shipments and Digital Sales Cross 2.5 Million Units

Octopath Traveler Worldwide Shipments and Digital Sales Cross 2.5 Million Units

Square Enix's retro RPG hits another sales milestone.

Octopath Traveler Producer Says It’ll Be “A Little While” Before Information On Next Game

Octopath Traveler Producer Says It’ll Be “A Little While” Before Information On Next Game

Tomoya Asano hopes you'll enjoy Bravely Default 2 in the meantime.

Octopath Traveler is Now Available on Stadia

Octopath Traveler is Now Available on Stadia

Square Enix's HD-2D retro RPG is out now for Google's game-streaming platform.

Octopath Traveler and PUBG Rated for Stadia by the ESRB

Octopath Traveler and PUBG Rated for Stadia by the ESRB

The retro RPG and the battle royale shooter might be headed to Google's service.

Octopath Traveler Sells 2 Million Copies

Octopath Traveler Sells 2 Million Copies

It's currently 50 percent off on the Nintendo eShop in Europe.

Octopath Traveler Trailer Tells You How You Can Challenge Yourself

Octopath Traveler Trailer Tells You How You Can Challenge Yourself

The old-school-new-school blend RPG is out now on Steam.

Octopath Traveler Receives Official PC Trailer

Octopath Traveler Receives Official PC Trailer

Square Enix officially confirms the RPG's PC release date as June 7th.

Octopath Traveler Launches On Steam On June 7

Octopath Traveler Launches On Steam On June 7

The HD-2D JRPG is soon going to be playable for non-Nintendo players too.

Octopath Traveler Might Be Coming To PC, As Per Rating By Korean Board

Octopath Traveler Might Be Coming To PC, As Per Rating By Korean Board

The Switch RPG has been rated for PC in Korea.

Octopath Traveler Prequel Announced For Mobile

Octopath Traveler Prequel Announced For Mobile

You got more than you bargained for!

Octopath Traveler Crosses 1.5 Million Units In Sales Worldwide; Follow Up Console Game In Development

Octopath Traveler Crosses 1.5 Million Units In Sales Worldwide; Follow Up Console Game In Development

Octopath Traveler blazes a path for classic JRPGs.

Square Enix Announces Lower Than Expected Financial Results Owing To Underperforming Mobile Games

Square Enix Announces Lower Than Expected Financial Results Owing To Underperforming Mobile Games

As well as because of greater cost of development and advertising.

Octopath Traveler Sold 1.08 Million Units Outside of Japan

Octopath Traveler Sold 1.08 Million Units Outside of Japan

The HD-2D throwback RPG seems to have done tremendously well.

Octopath Traveler’s “HD-2D” Style Nomenclature Trademarked By Square Enix

Octopath Traveler’s “HD-2D” Style Nomenclature Trademarked By Square Enix

To be specific, just the term is trademarked, not the art style itself.

Octopath Traveler, Mario + Rabbids, and More Discounted in eShop New Year’s Sale

Octopath Traveler, Mario + Rabbids, and More Discounted in eShop New Year’s Sale

A number of Switch exclusives have been discounted on the eShop till January 10th.

Octopath Traveler Sequel Being Discussed, No DLC Planned

Octopath Traveler Sequel Being Discussed, No DLC Planned

I’m sure that comes as a shock to most of you.

Octopath Traveler and Nintendo Switch’s Triumph in July’s NPD Is A Reminder to the Game Industry

Octopath Traveler and Nintendo Switch’s Triumph in July’s NPD Is A Reminder to the Game Industry

The success of Octopath is another reminder that quality single player games will sell well.

Octopath Traveler Tops Software Charts in US in July

Octopath Traveler Tops Software Charts in US in July

Octopath Traveler has beaten even GTA 5 this month.

Octopath Traveler Hits 175,000 Copies Sold in Japan In First Month

Octopath Traveler Hits 175,000 Copies Sold in Japan In First Month

Octopath Traveler seems to have done well for itself in Japan, in spite of shortages.

Nintendo Switch Continues Its Reign Atop Media Create Charts in Japan Ahead of Obon Week

Nintendo Switch Continues Its Reign Atop Media Create Charts in Japan Ahead of Obon Week

Everything in Japan seems to be in a holding pattern right now.

Octopath Traveler English Survey Asks International Players For Their Experience With The Game

Octopath Traveler English Survey Asks International Players For Their Experience With The Game

Share your thoughts on your journey with the developers.

Fortnite and Octopath Traveler Top Nintendo eShop Download Charts for July

Fortnite and Octopath Traveler Top Nintendo eShop Download Charts for July

Hollow Knight and Breath of the Wild continue to do great as well.

Nintendo Switch Tops Charts in Japan Again In Latest Media Create Report

Nintendo Switch Tops Charts in Japan Again In Latest Media Create Report

Etrian Odyssey X tops software charts, giving the 3DS a healthy bump along the way as well.

Square Enix Will Continue Making More Games for Switch After Octopath Traveler’s Success

Square Enix Will Continue Making More Games for Switch After Octopath Traveler’s Success

Square promises more games of this sort coming from them for the Switch.

Octopath Traveler Exceeded Expectations, Square Enix Says

Octopath Traveler Exceeded Expectations, Square Enix Says

Even Square was not prepared for this level of success.

Square Enix Is Teasing Something New Related To The Bravely Series

Square Enix Is Teasing Something New Related To The Bravely Series

At this point it remains unclear what exactly the company is teasing.

Octopath Traveler Ships 1 Million Units Worldwide

Octopath Traveler Ships 1 Million Units Worldwide

These numbers include downloads from the eShop according to Nintendo of Europe.

Octopath Traveler Got Restocked in Japan and Sold Out in a Day… Again

Octopath Traveler Got Restocked in Japan and Sold Out in a Day… Again

This is becoming a meme at this point.

Nintendo Switch Tops Japanese Sales Charts Yet Again In Newest Media Create Reports

Nintendo Switch Tops Japanese Sales Charts Yet Again In Newest Media Create Reports

Meanwhile, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2 for PS4 tops software sales.

Nintendo Shares New Video Showcasing The Switch’s Fantastic Lineup For July

Nintendo Shares New Video Showcasing The Switch’s Fantastic Lineup For July

A gaming drought? What drought?

Octopath Traveler Walkthrough With Ending

Octopath Traveler Walkthrough With Ending

A complete video walkthrough for Octopath Traveler.

Switch Tops Charts in Japan For Yet Another Week as PS4 Sees a Slight Recovery

Switch Tops Charts in Japan For Yet Another Week as PS4 Sees a Slight Recovery

Meanwhile, Octopath sees a sharp drop on the software charts.

Octopath Traveler Gets Restocked In Japan, Sells Out In 3 Hours

Octopath Traveler Gets Restocked In Japan, Sells Out In 3 Hours

Leading to yet another apology from Square regarding stock shortages.

Octopath Traveler Trailer Highlights Accolades and Praise

Octopath Traveler Trailer Highlights Accolades and Praise

Check out all the praise that Square Enix's retro-style RPG has been receiving.

Octopath Traveler Complete Guide: Best Job Combinations, Leveling Guide, How To Farm Money, Bosses And More

Octopath Traveler Complete Guide: Best Job Combinations, Leveling Guide, How To Farm Money, Bosses And More

A complete guide for Octopath Traveler.

Octopath Traveler Review – New Old-School

Octopath Traveler Review – New Old-School

Octopath Traveler is a triumphant marriage of the old and the new.

Octopath Traveler Developers Talk More About The Game And Its Development In New Video

Octopath Traveler Developers Talk More About The Game And Its Development In New Video

Eight questions about the game answered by its producer and director.

Octopath Traveler Debuts At #1 In Japan, Switch Continues Reign Atop Hardware Charts

Octopath Traveler Debuts At #1 In Japan, Switch Continues Reign Atop Hardware Charts

It's utter Nintendomination in the Japanese sales charts this week.

Octopath Traveler Sells Out, Is Backordered For 1-2 Months on Amazon

Octopath Traveler Sells Out, Is Backordered For 1-2 Months on Amazon

It seems like Octopath Traveler ended up exceeding Nintendo's own expectations...

Octopath Traveler Facing Physical Shortages in Japan

Octopath Traveler Facing Physical Shortages in Japan

On Twitter, Square Enix apologized to fans for shortages and suggested digital download cards.

UK Charts: Octopath Traveler Sales Almost Double of Bravely Default

UK Charts: Octopath Traveler Sales Almost Double of Bravely Default

Crash Bandicoot N. Trilogy in top spot for the third consecutive week as per Gfk Chart-Track.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake And Super Smash Bros Ultimate Rank High In Weekly Famitsu Charts

Final Fantasy 7 Remake And Super Smash Bros Ultimate Rank High In Weekly Famitsu Charts

Kingdom Hearts 3, however, takes the top spot.

Octopath Traveler Soundtrack Now Available on iTunes and Amazon

Octopath Traveler Soundtrack Now Available on iTunes and Amazon

The gorgeous game's gorgeous soundtrack is available to buy now on iTunes and Amazon.

Octopath Traveler Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch, Looks Beautiful In New Launch Trailer

Octopath Traveler Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch, Looks Beautiful In New Launch Trailer

An epic tale – or eight – awaits on the Nintendo Switch.

Octopath Traveler Happened Because The Developers Were Trying Not To Make A Westernized Game

Octopath Traveler Happened Because The Developers Were Trying Not To Make A Westernized Game

"We just created the game that we wanted to play as Japanese developers."

Octopath Traveler Dev Will Work on Non-Switch Games

Octopath Traveler Dev Will Work on Non-Switch Games

Co-producer Masashi Takahashi also addresses requests to remake Final Fantasy 6.

Nintendo Switch and Mario Tennis Ace Charts For Another Week in New Media Create Report

Nintendo Switch and Mario Tennis Ace Charts For Another Week in New Media Create Report

Switch's total stranglehold on the hardware and software charts continues.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Leading Famitsu Charts With 731 Votes

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Leading Famitsu Charts With 731 Votes

Upcoming Square Enix megatons top the charts once again.

Octopath Traveler Was Developed As “A Spiritual Successor” To Final Fantasy 6, Says Producer

Octopath Traveler Was Developed As “A Spiritual Successor” To Final Fantasy 6, Says Producer

According to the producer, it is also "perfect for Switch".

Octopath Traveler Currently Topping Amazon Charts Around The World

Octopath Traveler Currently Topping Amazon Charts Around The World

Octopath Traveler seems to be tracking really well ahead of its release.

Nintendo Switch Continues Its Reign Atop Japanese Sales Charts In Newest Media Create Report

Nintendo Switch Continues Its Reign Atop Japanese Sales Charts In Newest Media Create Report

Switch hardware and software continues to perform strongly, as PS4 continues to suffer a decline.

Octopath Traveler Gets Its First Scored Review from Famitsu: 36/40

Octopath Traveler Gets Its First Scored Review from Famitsu: 36/40

Octopath Traveler scores itself a high rating from Japanese magazine Famitsu.

10 Games To Look Forward To In July 2018

10 Games To Look Forward To In July 2018

It's not the hottest month but some solid releases still await in July.

Octopath Traveler is “Finished Product”, No DLC Currently Planned

Octopath Traveler is “Finished Product”, No DLC Currently Planned

Producer Masashi Takahashi assures players of a complete experience.

Octopath Traveler Features 80-100 Hours of Playtime, New Demo Goes Live Today

Octopath Traveler Features 80-100 Hours of Playtime, New Demo Goes Live Today

Play the new demo and transfer progress over to the full game.

Octopath Traveler Still Looks Gorgeous in Brief E3 Gameplay Trailer

Octopath Traveler Still Looks Gorgeous in Brief E3 Gameplay Trailer

Awesome combat meets numerous playable characters in a grand adventure.

Square Enix Devotes Division To Producing Switch Games

Square Enix Devotes Division To Producing Switch Games

Hopefully they are all as great as Octopath is shaping up to be.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Tops Famitsu Charts Yet Again With 583 Votes

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Tops Famitsu Charts Yet Again With 583 Votes

The latest Famitsu charts are in, and Final Fantasy 7 Remake is at the top once again.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Tops Famitsu Most Wanted Games Chart

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Tops Famitsu Most Wanted Games Chart

The Square Enix duo tops the charts again.

Octopath Traveler Gets New Trailer Showcasing Ophilia and Cyrus

Octopath Traveler Gets New Trailer Showcasing Ophilia and Cyrus

The path of rituals and research.

Octopath Traveler Box Art Revealed, Is Utterly Gorgeous

Octopath Traveler Box Art Revealed, Is Utterly Gorgeous

It looks absolutely gorgeous!

Octopath Traveler Trailer Introduces New Characters, Explains Path Actions

Octopath Traveler Trailer Introduces New Characters, Explains Path Actions

How you'll go about your journey depends on which path you pursue.

Octopath Traveler Rated M in Australia

Octopath Traveler Rated M in Australia

For mature themes, sexual references, and violence.

Octopath Traveler Launches on July 13, Special Edition Announced

Octopath Traveler Launches on July 13, Special Edition Announced

Plus, new mechanics and characters revealed.

Octopath Listed for August Release Date by Amazon Germany

Octopath Listed for August Release Date by Amazon Germany

That's a bit farther out than I would have liked.

Dragon Quest 11 and Octopath Will Release in FY 2018, Square Enix Reiterates

Dragon Quest 11 and Octopath Will Release in FY 2018, Square Enix Reiterates

To be clear, that apparently means April 2018-March 2019.

Project Octopath Traveler New Video Discusses User Feedback on the Demo

Project Octopath Traveler New Video Discusses User Feedback on the Demo

Here's how the game is coming along...

Project Octopath Traveler Receives New Details, Releasing Worldwide in 2018

Project Octopath Traveler Receives New Details, Releasing Worldwide in 2018

Check out how the game plays with its eight playable characters.

Bravely Default Team’s Project Octopath Traveler Heading to Switch

Bravely Default Team’s Project Octopath Traveler Heading to Switch

Side-scrolling RPG looks very good.

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