Digital Store Weekly Round-Up (July 12, 2018)
Welcome to RPGamer’s weekly digital round-up. In this column we look to provide our readers with updates on recent releases and sales for RPGs across the digital marketplace.
- Ark Noir (PC, Mac)
- Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption (PC, Mac, Linux)
- Noahmund (PC)
- Octopath Traveler (Switch)
- Shining Resonance (PC, PS4, One, Switch)
- Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity (PC)
The releases pick up a bit this week, with a number of new titles arriving in North America and Europe. Arguably the biggest release is Square Enix’s retro-styled turn-based JRPG Octopath Traveler, with Sega’s Shining Resonance Refrain bringing an action RPG option. This week also sees Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption, Noahmund, and Playism’s Ark Noir releasing, with Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity coming to PC.
Sales and Discounts
The North American PlayStation Store continues its very large Mid-Year Sale for another week. Deals include — but are not limited to — Assassin’s Creed Origins, Atelier Lydie & Suelle, Borderlands, ClaDun Returns, Cyberdimension Neptunia, Darksiders, Fairy Fencer F, Fallen Legion, Final Fantasy, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Nioh, Skyrim, Star Ocean, The Witcher 3, and Utawarerumono. Meanwhile, PlayStation Europe’s Double Discounts sale also continues, offering sales on a large selection of titles including — but again not limited to — ClaDun Returns, Demon Gaze II, Disgaea 5, Fairy Fencer F, Final Fantasy Type-0, Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD, Final Fantasy XII, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Persona 5, Skyrim, Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, Tokyo Xanadu, Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth, and XCOM 2. The Digital Zone also offers discounts on The Swords of Ditto and Children of Zodiarcs.
The Xbox Store’s sales this week include deals on Child of Light, Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, Bound by Flame, and RAW – Realms of Ancient War.
The Nintendo eShop in America has deals for Die for Valhalla, Excave, Letter Quest Remastered, and The Count Lucanor. Europe has The Count Lucanor on sale on Switch, with Brave Dungeon, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, and Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux on sale on 3DS.
Steam‘s sales include Avernum 2: Crystal Souls plus an assortment of smaller titles. Dex, Gothic 3, and Evoland 2 are on sale on GOG.com. Meanwhile, The Humble Store has deals for Fairy Fencer F, Deus Ex, Dungeon Siege, The Last Remnant, Lost Sphear, numerous titles in the Final Fantasy series, Dragon Quest Heroes, and Ash of Gods: Redemption.