XD Games announced that the upcoming strategy RPG Sword of Convallaria: For This World of Peace will be released this fall for iOS, Android, and PC via Steam.
For players interested, Sword of Convallaria is also now open for pre-registrations through the App Store for iOS version and Google Play Store for Android devices. For PC players, the game can also be added to their wishlist through the official Steam store page.
About Sword of Convallaria
The game is set in a high-fantasy world detailed with pixel art graphics, and the developers aim to offer a fresh take on the genre by providing players with choices to shape the narrative and destiny of the characters.
XD Games says the game will provide rich visuals and rewarding strategic combat for players, regardless if they are on the go with a smartphone or staying indoors in front of their PC.
The narrative takes place in the age-long continent of Rodinia where players arrived in Iria, a small kingdom rich in magical Luxite minerals.
As the players awake in a dungeon and escape to the town of Convallaria, conflict escalates and players will lead the Sword of Convallaria Mercenary Group, navigating through factions and making crucial decisions to ensure peace for Iria.
Throughout the game, players will recruit companions and customize their mercenary groups, training them in skills and providing them with newly forged equipment.
In battle, players will have to consider their strategies as they deploy their allies and navigate different terrain to gain advantages over enemies.
Development of Sword of Convallaria
Lei Gou, the developers behind Sword of Convallaria shared their development insight into the making of the game in an interview with Yasumi Matsuno, the lead game designer behind the Final Fantasy Tactics and Ogre Tactics games, who also spotlighted the game on his Twitter.
Guo remarked that the game is birth out of his love for the genre and retro-style pixel art and that players can expect Sword of Convallaria to feature 300 maps and 1,000 stages with multiple endings to unlock based on their choices.
Guo also went on to describe that his inspirations for the game go beyond video games and that some elements of the story will include echoes of dramatic historical moments.
The developers had also mentioned that the name “Sword of Convallaria” was chosen as a way to evoke the beauty and transience of peace, as well as the weapons that were used to protect such ideals.
Sword of Convallaria: For This World of Peace is an upcoming strategic RPG for mobile devices and PC, and it’s currently available for pre-registrations through the App Store and Google Play Store for iOS and Android devices respectively.