Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Square Enix has revealed SaGa Emerald Beyond for PS5 and PS4, an all-new adventure in the RPG series. Composer Kenji Ito will be back on-board to provide the music, while acclaimed illustrator Satoshi Kuramochi will be on artwork duties.
The core combat and “free-form scenario elements” SaGa is known for will be present and correct, with an eclectic cast of heroes from different worlds cropping up across five dramatic stories. You'll be able to choose from any of the six protagonists, then follow mysterious emerald waves to 17 fantastical worlds.
SaGA Emerald Beyond will see you encountering diverse races, monsters, mechs, vampires, and more, offering “the greatest amount of freedom to shape their own story to date,” with branching tales that change course based on your choices and actions. Naturally, there will also be turn-based combat.
As for those six protagonists available to choose at the beginning of the game, here's a profile for each:
SaGa Emerald Beyond will be coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, and mobile as a digital release in 2024.