Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles Releasing in August
NIS America announced western release dates for Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles. The bundle of Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom will release for PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch in North America on August 29, 2023, and in Europe on September 1, 2023. The games, neither of which have previously been released in the west, will also release separately for PC internationally on August 29, 2023. A physical limited edition is available to pre-order for PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch on NIS America’s North American and European online stores.
Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom are the second and third games in the Marl Kingdom series that began with Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure. Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess was released for PlayStation in Japan in 1999 and follows Kururu — the daughter of Cornet and Ferdinand — as she goes on a quest to find true love. Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom was released for PlayStation 2 in Japan in 2000 and features multiple chapters focusing on different characters in the past, present, and future of the other games in the series.