Square Enix returns to the world of Valkyrie Profile with a new action RPG. Valkyrie Elysium, coming later this year. Revealed during Sony’s State of Play broadcast on Wednesday, Valkyrie Elysium is set for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Windows PC sometime in 2022.
According to the game’s official description, a young Valkyrie is entrusted with the fate of the world by the Allfather, supreme of gods and ruler of all creation. She will face various enemies on her quest and must use a variety of weapons, magic and the might of her allies to prevent Ragnarok – the destruction of the world.” Square Enix promises “an epic story, beautiful environments and new, fast-paced ones Battles that incorporate the classic Valkyrie series special attack and combo systems.”
soleil ltd is responsible for Valkyrie Elysium‘s development. Composer Motoi Sakuraba is creating the game’s music and Yuya Nagai of CyDesignation is providing the character designs.
Originally developed by Tri-Ace, the Valkyrie series spanned multiple platforms. the original game, Valkyrie profile, was released for PlayStation in 1999 and later brought to PSP. Sequels for PlayStation 2 (Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria) and Nintendo DS (Valkyrie Profile: Bond of Feathers) followed, and the newest entry in the franchise, Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origina prequel, released for mobile devices in 2016.