Konami Digital Entertainment America has announced that they will be localizing Suikoden V for North American release. This announcement came during the Tokyo Game Show in Japan, where the game is being displayed in public for the first time.
The story takes place in the country of Falena and revolves around one of the 27 True Runes, the Sun Rune. Players will be tasked to journey throughout the land to find new allies and to gain strength as they try to bring back peace and prosperity to the queendom. The battle system, while not being unveiled further, will allow for six-member battle parties. Other features that were mentioned include numerous sidequests and an advanced homebase system where the players' allies will gather when not in their party. Konami promised additional features but did not elaborate at the time.