Arc the Lad R Out Now in Japan
ForwardWorks’ Arc the Lad R is now available in Japan for iOS and Android as a free-to-play title with in-app transactions. Initially revealed in December 2017 and officially announced in July 2018, Arc the Lad R is a reboot/sequel for the tactical RPG series, set ten years after the events of Arc the Lad II.
Arc the Lad R follows Haruto, a young boy who is part of a vigilante corps who meets a mysterious girl named Mizuha. Meanwhile, the empire of Ardia is rebuilding and gathering momentum, but the same goes for the world’s monsters and a new threat — the Divine Beasts — emerges. Series creator Toshiro Tsuchida was involved in the game’s creation, with Norihiko Yonesaka also returning to write the scenario. No announcement has been made regarding a potential English release.