From the Japanese developer/publisher Square Enix, Octopath Traveler has finally scrolled onto PC, its intended destination. As a beautiful turn-based game, it has been nominated and won many awards since its first appearance in July 2018.

Octopath Traveler
By Square Enix, Octopath Traveler first appeared back in July 2018.

About the game

Octopath Traveler made their way to Nintendo Switch last year 2018. The unique adventure in the game features a range of distinct heroes with their distinct fates.

In fact, it took a year for Octopath Traveler to appear again on PC. This version still includes the original eight characters and sets foot in the gorgeous HD-2D world of Osterra. It takes the beautiful retro-inspired characters as well as the polygonal backdrops and mixes them together with high-definition 3D.

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Octopath Traveler features a stunning HD-2D aesthetic.

Octopath Traveler gameplay overview

In the game, players will step out into the magical world of Osterra to fight a great devil. To begin with, you need to make an important decision and choose among the eight heroes.

Each protagonist belongs in a unique class of either Knights, Nobles or Thieves. Each character has their own special abilities and fighting styles. Their backstory might be different from one another but their fate will always guide you towards the greater evil.

For now, let’s take a look at the first world to encounter in the trailer below, shall we?


Needless to say, Octopath Traveler received positive reviews and won numerous awards for its views variety, its various ways to play, the engaging combat system through turns and of course, its decent progression system.

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Octopath Traveler is now available on PC via Steam.

The best part is, Octopath Traveler is heading to PC. Right now, the game is available on PC in both English and Japanese audio. Meanwhile, it also features text in English, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Traditional Chinese as well as Simplified Chinese.

So, if you’re a fan of the unique RPG, you can find more information about this game on its official website. For those who can’t wait to play it, grab the game right now via Steam for $59.99.