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Square Enix Shares a Closer Look at Tactics Ogre: Reborn After Initial Announcement

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After announcing Tactics Ogre: Reborn earlier today, Square Enix has posted more details about what will be included in this new remake. The new features will include enhancements to visuals, sound, game design, and more.

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    Tactics Ogre: Reborn Announcement

    Earlier today, Square Enix announced an upcoming remake of Tactics Ogre. The new game will be called Tactics Ogre: Reborn, and it will be launching on November 11, 2022. The game will be available on the PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. This will be an enhancement of the original Tactics Ogre, with improved graphics and sound, improved battle mechanics, updated game design, and more.

    The Original Tactics Ogre

    In 1995, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together was first released in Japan. A few years later in 1998, it was ported to PlayStation and released for North America. Unlike the previous game in the Ogre Battle series—Ogre Battle: The March of the Black QueenTactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together featured turn-based battles, detailed pixel art, and a branching story with multiple endings. In 2010, a remake of this game was created for the PlayStation Portable. Now, Square Enix is making Tactics Ogre: Reborn, which will be a remake of the 2010 version of the game.

    What’s New in Tactics Ogre: Reborn

    The recent trailer gave us a view into what will be coming with the new Tactics Ogre: Reborn. But today, Square Enix has shared more details as to what will be new in this version from the older game. Tactics Ogre: Reborn will include:

    • High-definition characters and backgrounds
    • Fully updated user interface
    • Sound improvements
    • Unit-by-unit level system
    • Battle AI overhaul
    • Playability improvements

    You can read even more details about what will be new or read up on the story and characters on Square Enix’s official site, here.