Highly Anticipated JRPG ‘Chained Echoes’ - Countdown to December 8th Release


Chained Echoes, the long awaited pixel-perfect JRPG developed by Matthias Linda and published by Deck13 Spotlight, finally receives a release date. Perfectly blending fantasy with Mechs and Airships, its arrival on December 8th on PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch and PC will immerse gamers into a story-driven epic!

Chained Echoes will also be available through Xbox Game Pass on PC, consoles and via the Cloud on Day 1.

A Magnum Opus 7 Years in the Making

After seven years of development, the Magnum Opus from solo developer Matthias Linda, Chained Echoes, a traditional, all encompassing JRPG, inspired by classics of the SNES and PSX era, is finally finished. Gamers from all around the world can now engage in an outstanding JRPG fantasy that is full of exciting challenges and appeal.


Players will find themselves within the continent of Valandis, which, after centuries of war, is finally at peace. However, this world they are in is marked by possible conflict, and rumors that a weapon of mass destruction is an imminent danger. Peace is fragile, conflicts lasting for centuries just won’t disappear, a new war could break loose anytime soon… Can a group of strangers restore peace? Can the weapon be destroyed?


Welcome to the Overdrive

Chained Echoes is packed; featuring magic, mechs, swords, boss fights, turn-based combat, a complex story and roughly 40 hours of content. While being a turn-based game, the Overdrive Combat System ensures that the fights are fast-paced while still offering massive tactical depth. Creatively tune the skillset of your party and slay even the most vicious foes like a whirlwind!


In Chained Echoes, medieval Fantasy meets modern Steampunk, so get ready for both sword duels and mech fights! An incredible, carefully crafted world awaits, filled with otherworldly creatures, multiple nations of humans and humanoid races, brimming with individual lore and culture for the player to dig into. In the wild, Valandis' varied environments are a true paradise for adventurers, each with their unique look and special challenges, menacing bosses and exciting secrets!


The new trailer reveals a few more gameplay scenes, showing off the combat system, some mecha fights and some of the stunning pixel visuals Matthias created.

Chained Echoes will also be available through Xbox Game Pass on PC, consoles and via the Cloud on Day One.

Chained Echoes will also receive a physical release in Summer 2023 and is now available for pre-order.


Exclusively distributed by First Press Games, it will receive premium physical editions for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC DVD, with different variants that vary in terms of included goodies and merch. Esoundsignal’s Original Soundtrack as a 2CD release is also on offer separately.


For all details, visit First Press Games’ web store: https://firstpressgames.com/

Chained Echoes will be released on December 8th on PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC and Nintendo Switch. It will cost 24.99$. It will be available through Game Pass on Day 1.

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