Octopath Traveler II Demo Now Available on PC and Consoles

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The playable demo for the upcoming game Octopath Traveler II is now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC. The demo allows players to select one of the game's eight protagonists and play for a total of three hours. Save data can be carried over to the full game when it officially launches February 24.

The game offers a new storyline, characters, and features. This makes it a good entry point for new players to be part of the series.

Gameplay features and elements of the game include:

  • Break and Boost Battle System
    • Players need to find a way to exploit enemy weaknesses to “Break” them to inflict more damage.
    • “Boost” travelers to enhance abilities.
  • Path Actions
    • Players can interact with NPCs throughout the world in different ways through actions unique to each character, including challenging people as a warrior or even stealing belongings as a thief.
    • Path Actions vary depending on the protagonist and whether it is day or night.
  • Brand-New Story and Characters
    • Players can experience intertwined stories of eight new travelers:
      • Hikari (Warrior)
      • Agnea (Dancer)
      • Partitio (Merchant)
      • Osvald (Scholar)
      • Throné (Thief)
      • Temenos (Cleric)
      • Ochette (Hunter)
      • Castti (Apothecary)
  • Day/Night Cycle
    • The townscapes and Path Actions available to each character change depending on this cycle.
    • This creates more opportunities for exploration and discovery.
  • Latent Power
    • A new battle element where characters can unleash a powerful ability once the ability’s gauge fills up during combat.
  • Crossed Paths
    • Additional stories unfold between protagonists as their journey progresses, further intertwining their narratives.

Pre-Order Now

Pre-order for Octopath Traveler II is now available with the standard digital edition available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC. Meanwhile, the standard physical edition is exclusive to Switch, PS4, and PS5.

Players can also get the physical Collector’s Edition Set, available to pre-order for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5. This set comes with:

  • Octopath Traveler II Standard Edition Game
  • Octopath Traveler II Travelers Bust Set: bust figurines of the eight protagonists
  • Octopath Traveler II ART ALBUM: 44-page art book
  • Octopath Traveler II –Extended Battle Tracks–: mini soundtrack CD

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