Corey Hall
SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou Gets Japanese Release Date, New Information, and More Screenshots
An English version has been confirmed, too!
04.26.18 - 10:13 AM

Square Enix has published the debut trailer, new screenshots and information, and the first in a series of developer interviews for the upcoming release of SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou. Set to release on August 2nd in Japan, this upgraded port of the 2016 PS Vita release will come to PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS platforms.

The game follows a deep story which highlights the adventures of several protagonists, with battles rooted in a Timeline system which has been expanded for the upcoming release. New characters, voices, and background music will fully flesh out this upgraded version along with other new elements and side activities.

Optimized load times, updates to party organization, character movement speed, new bosses, and many other system-side improvements have been added to create the best player experience possible. You can also take a look at the game's updated HD visuals in the latest screenshots which can be found below.

Battle from the upcoming SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou
Battle from upcoming SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou
Camelia from upcoming SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou in battle
Screenshot from upcoming SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou
Savitt from upcoming SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou
Camellia from upcoming SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Hiiro no Yabou

Dengeki PlayStation has also published a list of new characters and the voice talent behind them, which you can see listed below.

  • Camellia (voiced by Mie Sonozaki)
  • Savitt (voiced by Kazuma Horie)
  • Poet (voiced by ???)

Voice talent for the four main characters were also detailed in the publication which you can see below.

  • Urpina (voiced by Maaya Uchida)
  • Leonard (voiced by Yuuma Uchida)
  • Balmaint (voiced by Taiten Kusunoki)
  • Taria (voiced by Atsuko Tanaka)

You can check out the debut trailer and the first developer interview below to find out more about the twelfth entry in the SaGa franchise.

Series creator Akitoshi Kawazu has also confirmed via Twitter that an English version of the game has begun preparations, though it is "too early to promise a potential release window."

He also added that the Japanese release on Steam won't have English language options available at launch, though there are plans to add this feature post-launch.