Norse Mythology-Inspired Valkyrie Elysium introduced by Square Enix on the State of Play

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Square Enix introduced a brand new Valkyrie Profile game referred to as Valkyrie Elysium throughout Sony’s State of Play livestream. Valkyrie Elysium takes place in a world on the verge of destruction and stars a brand new Valkyrie. This beginner is entrusted by a being referred to as the All-Father to find out the destiny of the world. The game is predicted to launch on the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 someday in 2022.

Valkyrie Profile has an RPG, action-style gameplay just like Nier: Automata and the current Final Fantasy video games. Elysium’s fight will function ending strikes and new combo methods to convey the Valkyrie franchise updated. It’s unknown how linked Elysium shall be with the opposite Valkyrie titles, however a press launch reveals that franchise veteran Motoi Sakuraba is returning to compose the music once more.

Elysium is the most recent title within the Valkyre franchise revealed by Square. Older followers will keep in mind the primary title within the franchise, Valkyrie Profile, which was launched on the unique PlayStation in 1999. The most up-to-date entry within the franchise earlier than Elysium was Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin, which got here out on cellular units globally in 2019.

The franchise attracts closely from Norse mythology, with many various phrases and designs harkening again to myths of outdated. Valkyries of classical mythology are girls warriors who guide deceased warriors to Valhalla underneath the orders of the All-Father Odin.