LOS ANGELES (Sept. 15, 2022) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced that a free consumer demo for VALKYRIE ELYSIUM™ is now available to download exclusively for the PlayStation®5 (PS5™) and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) consoles. Players can now experience the action combat mechanics and begin their journey through the first section of the game as the protagonist Valkyrie in this new entry of the VALKYRIE series. Players’ save data will carry over* to the full game at its console launch on September 29, 2022.
In VALKYRIE ELYSIUM, a young Valkyrie is entrusted with the fate of the world by the All-Father, the highest of gods and ruler of all creation who will face various enemies on her quest and must utilize a variety of weapons, magic and the power of her allies to prevent Ragnarok—the destruction of the world. VALKYRIE ELYSIUM calls on its roots with music from series regular Motoi Sakuraba while driving the series forward in a fresh, new direction with classic combat mechanics, such as finishing moves and combo systems, reimagined for an action-RPG.
Fans eager to learn more about the title can tune in to a special Tokyo Game Show 2022 livestream featuring VALKYRIE ELYSIUM on Saturday, September 17 at 2:30am PT. The livestream will include simultaneous English translation. For more information on this and other Tokyo Game Show 2022 livestream programs, please visit the official SQUARE ENIX social channels.
VALKYRIE ELYSIUM will be available as a physical and digital Standard Edition on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, with a digital-only Standard Edition available on PC via Steam. A Digital Deluxe Edition will also be available on all platforms. The game is available for pre-order across all platforms and formats.
VALKYRIE ELYSIUM is rated Teen by the ESRB and will be available for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on September 29, 2022 and PC via Steam on November 11, 2022. For more information, visit: https://valkyrieelysium.square-enix-games.com/
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* Demo save data cannot be transferred to the full game between hardware on the PS4 and PS5. Demo save data cannot be transferred between the PS4 and PS5 demo versions.
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The VALKYRIE series is a long-running RPG series that has drawn on inspiration from Norse mythology to create unique worlds and complex narratives. The series began with VALKYRIE PROFILE®, released in the year 2000 in the west, and tells the story of the Valkyrie Lenneth and her various companions who embark on a mission to prevent the destruction of Asgard. The series is also renowned for its music, composed by series regular Motoi Sakuraba. Releasing in 2022, VALKYRIE ELYSIUM is the latest installment in the series and will deliver a fresh and exciting gameplay experience to existing fans and newcomers alike.
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