Hello Tales of fans,

The Tales of Festival ended a few days ago in Japan, and we are thrilled to share with you the news revealed!

Let’s begin with new characters. We have all heard about Artorius Collbrande from the E3 Trailer where he plays a major part in the happenings 10 years before Tales of Berseria.

Artorius Collbrande

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“I will bring an end to this world’s suffering!”

Gender: Male

Age: 32 year old

Height: 187 cm

Weapon: Long sword

Title: Head of Exorcists

Race: Human

Japanese voice actor: Kenyu Horiuchi

Artorius is the most powerful exorcist and the head of their organization. Three years ago, he appeared with a group of Malaks and defeated a group of Daemons that the army couldn’t deal with.

He became the saviour, bringing world peace without causing a disaster. He was not only supported by the people, but also by the kings and churches.

For him, Reason and Will are more important than Emotions when fighting. He used to be close to Velvet, however they broke ties since the events 3 years ago.

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Seres

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“First, there will be a test. It will decide if you are worth teaching.”

Gender: Female

Age: Unknown

Height: 170 cm

Weapon: Charms

Fighting style: Malak Mage

Race: Malak

Japanese voice actor: Satomi Arai

Seres is a Malak, and former partner of Artorius Collbrande. She used to follow Artorius’ orders at all times up until the events 3 years ago where she regained her own free will.

Since then, she has felt uncomfortable and became suspicious of Artorius’ actions thus move away from him. She later sneaks into the prison island to help Velvet escape.

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Potentite: a new item!

Potentites are items which will grant you additional effects and abilities during battles!

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If you own a Priest’s Ventite, you can get “Soul Charge”!

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When you guard for more than 1.5 seconds, 1 soul will be recovered thanks to the Soul Charge effect!

New Feature: Code Red Daemon Hunting

You can fight powerful Daemons call Code Red scattered around the world to earn powerful items such as Potentites as rewards! You can meet Code Red Daemons even without talking to the quest giver and you will still get your reward after reporting your victory!

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If you talk to the quest giver in town, they will let you know where you can hunt the Daemon.

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In the menu, you’ll be able to see the place the quest giver mentioned and what reward you will get.

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When you get to the right area, you will be able to fight against the Code Red Daemon!

New feature: Wandering Enemies

If you meet the conditions during a battle, a specific Daemon will appear! They are more dangerous than Code Red Daemons and are accompanied by multiple enemies!TOB_Wondering-enemies_20160607_01

When this message appears after defeating all the enemies, be ready for another fight!

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The monsters coming along are invincible, so you’ll have to be strategic!

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As their health goes down, the Daemons can unleash a powerful attack! Be careful, or you’ll regret it.

New minigames!

Serving game

Place the dish correctly based on your customer’s orders! Who’s ever dreamt to own a tavern?

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Geoboard races

In this minigame, you can race against time to get a high score on the Geoboard. Two modes are available:

In “Coin Getter” you will need to gather as many coins as possible before the timer ends. In “Flag Checker”, you will be need to collect all flags as fast as possible!

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We won’t miss to share you with you more info as we near the release in Early 2017, so come back soon!

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