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Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, the prequel to the Nintendo Switch title, is out on mobile now

Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, the prequel to the Nintendo Switch title, is out on mobile now

The highly anticipated mobile edition of Square Enix’s famous JRPG, Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent has finally hit the virtual shelves of Android and iOS. Octopath Traveler launched on the Nintendo Switch a few years ago and its massive success led to the development of this mobile prequel. And after some delays, Champions of the Continent is finally available in the West. Check out the game’s launch trailer below.

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In Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, players enter the world of Orsterra a few years prior to the events of the original Octopath Traveler. Players take on the role of the Chosen One (not Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars) and fight their way through ruthless tyrants who only want to unleash darkness onto the world. The original title featured 2D pixel art graphics which have been updated with 3D effects to make the environment much more immersive and beautiful and filled with side quests, bosses and treasures to find.

The game features a massive roster of more than 64 characters with a tonne of combinations to create. Each battle will be unique and players can form the perfect teams for each fight. Everyone’s favourite merchant Tressa Colzione to their squad through two Gacha banners called Guiding Lights – Chosen Traveler: Tressa and Sacred Guidance: Tressa. Even the townsfolk can be interacted with tremendously. Players can influence them so as to purchase or hire using money, contend or impress them through their strength, or even test their luck using entreat or invite.

Gameplay-wise, Champions of the Continent features turn-based combat with the ability to stock up on turns to eventually release a powerful attack. Rosters comprise eight party members and players can make swipes to engage in fast-paced combat.

If you're interested in the Nintendo game’s prequel, download Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent now for free by clicking on one of the links below.

Also, check out this list of the best JRPGs to play on mobile!