Trails of Cold Steel IV Shows Side Quests, Mini-Games
Nihon Falcom has released information and screenshots for some of the side quests and mini-games for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV. Like previous titles in the series, players will be able to receive various quests to do requests for NPCs and investigate certain areas. The quests can reveal details about aspects of the main story or provide further details on various important characters or the setting. A couple of quests were shown, with the first involving exploring a building that results in the character receiving a vision, while the second shows one where the party is ask to gather responses for a survey.
Meanwhile, players will be able to visit a casino where they can participate in games like poker and blackjack. to win medals that can be exchanged for items. Trails of Cold Steel IV will also feature “POMtto!”, a Tetris-style mini-game that previously appeared in the Japanese-only title Ao no Kiseki. Finally the game will also see two new mini-games. The first is a horror coaster where those riding are tasked with shooting ghosts to score points and get the top score. The second is a new competitive deck-based card game titled Vantage Masters.
Trails of Cold Steel IV will be released exclusively for PlayStation 4 in Japan on September 27, 2018. The game follows the events of Trails of Cold Steel III, and will conclude the Cold Steel subseries. No announcement has been made regarding a western release for either Cold Steel III or Cold Steel IV, though the previous two titles were released in North America and Europe by XSEED Games.