Tokyo Xanadu EX+, Action-RPG Set To Arrive On PS4 This Fall
Tokyo Xanadu PS4
(Last Updated On: January 18, 2017)

Akysys Games announced that Tokyo Xanadu EX+, the third-person action-RPG, will make its way to the West for the PS4 and PC this fall, following the release of the standard version of Tokyo Xanadu, which is due out this summer for PS Vita.

Working in collaboration with Nihon Falcom, Aksys announced over on the PlayStation Blog that the action packed game will be made available to Western audiences later on in 2017.

The PS Vita version coming this summer will be the standard version and will be available both digitally and physically. The limited physical edition of Tokyo Xanadu features:

  • Tokyo Xanadu Physical Copy (Vita)
  • 5″ Deluxe Morimaru Plush
  • Blade Card Game Deck
  • 60 page Art Book
  • CD Soundtrack
  • Collector’s Box

The PS4 version comes with a slightly alternate set of goodies, as pictured and listed below.

Tokyo Xanadu

  • Tokyo Xanadu EX+ Physical Copy (PS4)
  • 9″ Deluxe White Shroud Statue
  • Blade Card Game Deck
  • 60 page Art Book
  • CD Soundtrack
  • Collector’s Box

The game itself is a typical Japanese action-RPG. You have various team members that you can play as complete with item and stat micromanagement, leveling, gear looting and special abilities to use. Combat in the game is reminiscent to Tales of games, but could also probably be likened to the newer Star Ocean games. You can check out a five minute trailer of the game below.

The animations are a little stiff and the melee moves, sword play and magic are all fairly standard fare. Obviously it’s not as technical or skill-oriented as games like NieR: Automata from Platinum Games or the upcoming Nioh from Team Ninja.

However, what Tokyo Xanadu lacks on the technical front it makes up for it on the story end of things. There is a lot of talking, a lot of characterization and lots of story to get through. If you want something with the sort of play-length of a Persona title, Tokyo Xanadu seems to fit the bill.

You can look for the PS Vita version to launch later on during the summer and the PS4 version to arrive in the fall.


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  • Professor_Icepick

    I’m just glad that the PC version got beefed up to eX+. I was hoping this would be the case, but I was a bit worried when Aksys first announced that TX was coming westward — mentioning “Tokyo Xanadu” for the Vita and PC.

  • TylorW

    From what I understand, this won’t be getting English VOs, correct?

    If that’s the case, that’s kinda odd considering Falcom past record with localization of their titles.

    • They may have wizened up to some of the localization trends happening in the West, with localization outfits gouging more and butchering content. It’s a safer bet to just go for the subs and minimize the amount of expenses in localization as much as possible.

      • TylorW

        A necessary evil, I guess. I guess it’s because I’m so used to Dubs in games that it’s a harder pill to swallow (though that isn’t to say I’m flat-out refusing to try to buck my bias).

        I hope it sells well (hell, I might give it a shot later down the road), and I also hope that companies get smarter on our half of the world and abandon the more recent trends in localization so Falcom and others don’t have to resort to keeping things in Single audio or whatnot in order to bring things over here in their entirety.

        • Yeah you could blame 8-4, Treehouse and other localization outfits who have absolutely killed trust in the community after they censored the crap out of games like Blade & Soul, Fire Emblem and that absolute abomination Tokyo Mirage Sessions… I mean, removing the pelvic bones? Just… really?

          • TylorW

            Yep.

            Hopefully we’re starting to move in the right direction since we’re starting to move away from the PC Culture that was fostered over the last 8 years, and any who want to keep that culture are outing themselves as complete and utter morons.

          • The localisation of Blade & Soul was a complete disgrace. From what I remember, the developers themselves actually promised the fans that the Western version of the game would be uncensored.

            We all know what happened after that. And of course, anyone who brought up the issue on their forums was immediately censored.

            All because of some SJW fuck-faces in the localization team personally didn’t like the way female characters were depicted.

            It was one of the games I was looking forward to getting into, because prior to the Western release I watched a lot of gameplay videos of the game.