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ToZ Release Date+PS4 & PC Versions Confirmed

Bandai Namco just confirmed that Tales of Zestiria will indeed be hitting the PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam. Dates are:
North America: October 20

PlayStation 3/4: October 16
PC: October 20

The boxart in the images say something about "bonus content" but no confirmation on what that is yet. Feel free to speculate.

On top of English, Spanish, French, Italian and German subtitles, the PC/PS4 version will also include Russian subtitles. And as previously announced, it'll include both English and Japanese voiceovers.

ToB Scan-A tiny bit more on Velvet and the world

Our first magazine scan for Tales of Berseria has appeared. As mentioned previously, our main character is a woman named Velvet, designed by Mutsumi Inomata and voiced by Rina Satou. Kosuke Fujishima will also be joining in character design. Now for the scan (taken shamelessly from ANN until I find another one):

According to the scan, there was an incident three years ago that was life changing for Velvet.
The setting seems to be the sacred kingdom of Midgand, which consists of several larger landmasses and numerous islands.
It's described as a world where shipbuilding and sailing technologies have developed.
There are climate variations between the north and south (the screens show areas of frigid cold and endless summer).

Rumor Time: Could ToZ be hitting PS4/PC?

Bandai Namco Singapore's mobile site listed Tales of Zestiria as also being released for the PlayStation 4 and PC earlier today, with release dates as October 16 and October 20 respectively (the PS3 listing just said "Autumn 2015"). Note that those dates would be for Asia. It's since been taken down, so there's no telling if it was an actual early posting or a mistake. I'll keep an eye out for potential news.

The TalesFes 2015 Post

Starting this a day early. Will update as news comes during the actual festival.
Festival is over now. Bumping to top.

  • Ludger figure prototype displayed. Julius also planned. Both by Alter.
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  • Tales of Berseria announced for PS3/PS4
  • Rina Satou (Velvet of ToB's voice) showed up as a surprise guest
  • A Tales of Museum to celebrate the 20th anniversary will be opened in the 2nd floor of Akihabara UDX from August 7-23, 2015. Will include attractions such as series art and history. (Official site)
  • TV anime by ufotable announced for 2016
  • Tales of Asteria to have God Eater collab
  • Hello Kitty collab art was shown.

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TV Anime Announced For 20th Anniversary

An anime to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the series was announced at Tales Festival today. It will air in 2016 and be animated by ufotable.
Not 100% sure about the details, but apparently it's gonna be related to Zestiria?

There's a teaser video. Also a character in there I don't recognize...perhaps new?

Official site here