SEGA recently announced ATLUS and VANILLAWARE’s 20th-anniversary project titled Unicorn Overlord, a new RPG coming to consoles in March 2024.
This new JRPG from the creators of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim promises to deliver a memorable story with engaging gameplay that fans of the studio’s work will love.
You can get a better idea of what to expect in the trailer here:
Meanwhile, the game is described as:
“Featuring innovative strategic battles, open exploration, and high-resolution graphics and characters byVANILLAWARE, meet new companions and face off against a great evil in this classic adventure.
Unicorn Overlord delicately blends the new and the old into a unique and unforgettable experience. Delve into a rich, immersive landscape with a distinctive battle system that incorporates elements hearkening back to the golden age of 16-bit gaming.”
Limited Edition Product Lineup and Early Purchase Bonus
Aside from the trailer, ATLUS and VANILLAWARE also revealed the game’s Limited Edition versions — both the physical and digital options.
To start, here is what you can expect in the physical Monarch Edition (Limited Edition):
- A special deluxe box designed by VANILLAWARE
- 16-bit arrangement album: Background music of the game arranged into 16-bit tracks by Basiscape (2 CDs)
- Artbook: Includes character illustrations, thematic concepts, preliminary designs and sketches, and more (132 pages)
- Original Card Game: A complete original card game for 2–4 players, designed by VANILLAWARE
- Physical Copy of Unicorn Overlord game (English ver.)
The Monarch Edition will also be available in a Digital Deluxe Edition that includes:
- 16-bit arrangement album (DLC): Background music of the game arranged into 16-bit tracks by Basiscape
- Digital Artbook (DLC): Includes character illustrations, thematic concepts, preliminary designs and sketches, and more (132 pages)
- Unicorn Overlord game (digital version)
Finally, there’s also an Early Purchase Bonus set: the ATLUS and VANILLAWARE Coat of Arms Set (DLC).
This DLC allows the player to customize their army’s banner with coats of arms based on three VANILLAWARE games: Odin Sphere, Dragon’s Crown, and 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim.
Unicorn Overlord will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch on March 8, 2024. For more info, visit the official website.