Project Octopath Traveler Launches July 13 for Switch

Project Octopath Traveler Launches July 13 for Switch - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 March 2018 / 1,249 Views

Today Nintendo announced during a Nintendo Direct livestream Project Octopath Traveler will launch worldwide for the Nintendo Switch on July 13.

View a message from Square Enix below that was shown during the Nintendo Direct:


There are three new news items in the game:

  • Tressa the Merchant – She sets off to find her own adventure and gain experience in her job. Her path action is “Purchase,” which allows her to obtain special items from townsfolk.
  • Alfyn the Apothecary – He embarks on a journey to heal those suffering across the continent. His path action is “Acquire,” which allows him to get info others are not privy to in conversations.
  • Jobs in Battle – Characters have a base job, but can equip a sub-job to use in battle. Jobs can be combined to expand strategic options.
Thanks Gematsu.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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7 Comments

XD84 (on 08 March 2018)

I thought this game would launch in fall. Glad to see it is coming already this summer :-)


xMetroid (on 08 March 2018)

Looks amazing.


Mar1217 (on 08 March 2018)

My JRPG nostalgia fix for this year,nice ! Anyway, this game might get a nomination for it's soundtrack too, it's god beautiful :D


Errorist76 (on 10 March 2018)

This is the game that will finally make me buy a Switch. The demo was incredibly charming.


Keybladewielder (on 10 March 2018)

I love how this game looks and the job system seems really interesting.


progstarmac (on 09 March 2018)

I am very excited for this game it reminds me of breath of fire, earthbound and other legendary games of the snes era, this can be one of those for sure.


GoOnKid (on 09 March 2018)

YESSSS!! Finally!