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Grandia HD Collection for Nintendo Switch launches 16th August

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GungHo Online Entertainment America has finally shared a date for the western release of the long-awaited Grandia HD Collection for the Nintendo Switch system. You will be able to purchase it on the Nintendo Switch eShop on 16th August and it includes enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art. Pricing for the collection has yet to be announced. Here’s the details direct from Gungho:

About

The classic RPGs have been updated to bring enhanced visuals, handheld support on Nintendo Switch, and gamepad and keyboard support on Steam. Players will be getting their hands on two games that changed the landscape of RPGs forever, for the first time in beautiful HD graphics.

Key Features

  • Real-time, turn-based action – Experience and employ a unique action bar system for real-time fighting with distinct characters.
  • Magic-based combat – Gather Mana Eggs to learn and use magic-based skills, ranging from elemental attacks to character-enhancing magic for defense and offense statistical boosts.
  • Illustrious worlds to explore – The vibrant worlds in Grandia HD Collectioninclude nostalgic starter cities such as Parm (Grandia) and Carbo Village (Grandia II) to iconic fields and areas such as The End of the World (Grandia) and Valmar’s Moon (Grandia II).
  • Gather Skill Points and ATTACK! – Skill Points or Skill Coins can be used to earn incredibly intense moves that make for an extraordinary fighting experience.
  • Eclectic Enemy Encounters – The worlds of Grandia and Grandia II bring forth a plethora of challenging and epic enemies in the wild, as well as main storyline bosses.
  • Ear-Indulging, Melodious Compositions – Experience world exploration, momentous battles, and legendary in-game experiences in beautiful harmony with musical compositions from acclaimed Japanese composer Noriyuki Iwadare.

Grandia HD Collection, Grandia HD Remaster (PC), and Grandia II HD Remaster (PC) will feature a variety of new and improved features such as:

Grandia Features

  • Enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art.
  • Original cinematic videos receiving visual enhancements.
  • Widescreen support and customizable resolutions (only for PC).
  • Steam cards and Achievements (only for PC).
  • Audio: Japanese and English.
  • Language Support: Original English and Japanese plus French and German translation.
  • Gamepad and keyboard support with remappable controls (only for PC).

Grandia II Features

  • Enhanced details to UI, sprites, and texture art.
  • Original cinematic videos receiving visual enhancements.
  • Widescreen support and customizable resolutions (only for PC).
  • Audio: Japanese and English.
  • Language Support: Original English and Japanese plus New French and German translation.

Source

Thanks to Nephstinus for the tip!

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4 comments

    1. depends if the Switch version gets a physical version and if it doesnt then Play-Asia will more than likely have a Multilanguage version with English for a slightly higher price.

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