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Square-Enix announces "Symphonic Memories – Music From Square Enix" concert for Japan

Music from Final Fantasy, Octopath Traveler, and more

Square-Enix will be hosting a special concert called “Symphonic Memories – Music From Square Enix” in Japan on Dec. 14th, 2019. There will be an afternoon and evening session at the Culttz Kawasaki, with ticket prices ranging from 7,100 to 9,100 yen. The game lineup includes Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy XV, Xenogears, and Octopath Traveler.

Octopath Traveler Break, Boost and Beyond concert getting a Blu-ray release

A night to remember

Square-Enix has announced that their Octopath Traveler Break, Boost and Beyond concert is going to be preserved via a Blu-ray release, which is due out Dec. 18th, 2019, and is priced at 5,000 yen. The Blu-ray will will include a full recording of the concert, which is to be held in Japan on July 28th, 2019. It will also feature a making-of segment with composer Yasunori Nishiki.

Square-Enix shares new details on the upcoming Arrangements Break&Boost -Extend- album

Listen up!

Square-Enix has put out a new round of details on the Octopath Traveler Arrangements Break&Boost -Extend- album. Check out the info below.

- Features acoustic and rock arrangements of music from the game;
- Tracks: 7, including OCTOPATH Character Theme Medley Beyond ;
- Release date: July 29th, only via the Square-Enix Online Store and at the venue of the Break, Boost and Beyond concert
- 2,500 Yen

Square-Enix releases a special piece of Octopath Traveler artwork to celebrate the game's one-year anniversary

A year already?!

Believe it or not, it's been a full year since Octopath Traveler hit the Switch. To celebrate the occasion, Square-Enix had a special piece of art worked up, which you can see in the video above. Best of all, this artwork will be given away to just one lucky winner via a Twitter contest!

Octopath Traveler Break, Boost and Beyond concert gets a new promo video

The concert kicks off July 28th

Square-Enix has released a new promo video for the upcoming Octopath Traveler Break, Boost and Beyond concert in Japan, which takes places on July 28th, 2019. Hopefully there's some sort of physical release for this concert after the fact, and fans here can import.

Octopath Traveler 16-bit Arrangements album on the way

Music to match the visuals

Square-Enix is giving the Octopath Traveler soundtrack a 16-bit revamp for a new album. The company will be putting out an Octopath Traveler 16-bit Arrangements album in Japan on July 20th, 2019. The album features 8 tracks, including Battle 1, Boss Battle 2, and Battle 2. This album will be sold exclusively through the Square-Enix online store.

Digital Foundry - Octopath Traveler: PC vs Switch Graphics Comparison

Well traveled

The PC release of Octopath unleashes the full potential of Square Enix and Acquire's unique JRPG. Armed with a full settings menu, this is the first time we've seen the game pushed to 60fps - and in doing so, sidestepping the frame-pacing issue on Switch. Tom covers the details.

Octopath Traveler updated to Version 1.0.3

Chinese support!

Square-Enix has updated Octopath Traveler to Version 1.0.3. As far as we can tell, this update adds in support for Simplified and Traditional Chinese, and that's it. If we get any other patch notes for this update, we'll add them to this post.

Octopath Traveler's full Chinese packaging revealed

The full package


We've already gotten a look at the cover art for the Chinese release of Octopath Traveler, but now we have pics of the full box. You can check out both the front and back above. Octopath Traveler's Chinese release is due out on June 7th, 2019, and will be available in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Official Octopath Traveler short novel releasing in Japan

A novel idea

Square-Enix has revealed a short novel based on Octopath Traveler, and it's set to launch in Japan on July 20th, 2019. The book is entitled “Octopath Traveler: The Four Paths Of Eight Travelers,” and features four short stories focusing on the eight main characters. The book will cost 1,000 Yen.

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