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‘Fairy Tails’ Gets a Release Date in March 2020

  • Pick it up on March 19th.
  • Coming to consoles and PC.
  • A JRPG based on the hit anime.


Koei Tecmo announced not to long ago that they were producing a JRPG based on the popular Fairy Tail manga and anime. Fairy Tail is a series that focuses on wizards battling demons and dragons. Creator Hiro Mashima has been brought on board to ensure that this is a faithful adaptation of the source material. Developer Gust has announced that Fairy Tail will release worldwide on the 19th of March 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam

Anyone who pre-orders, or purchases the game early enough, will get access to a special costume for Ezra. There will also be a Digital Deluxe edition available that will include the Great Magic Games Team Costumes set, a bonus Lacrima set, and an exclusive Ryza costume for Lucy based on the Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout game. In Japan, there will be a limited edition Guild Box that will include: includes a copy of the game, a special-illustrated B2 cloth poster, a Weekly Sorcerer special issue, three character 3D cards, and a special sticker set.

There will be more than 12 playable characters for players to get their hands on, and they’ll be able to form their dream teams of unlikely Fairy Tail members and rivals, and from their they’ll set off on an adventure never seen before. The new trailer shows off five new playable characters: 

  • The Sky God Slayer Sherria Blendy from Lamia Scale.
  • The Strongest Fencer Kagura Mikazuchi from Mermaid Heel.
  • The Handsome Blue Pegasus mage Ichiya Vandalay Kotobuki.
  • The White Dragon Sting Eucliffe.
  • And Shadow Dragon Rogue Cheney from Sabertooth.

The title will cover several of the anime’s arcs, but it will not cover the entirety of the story. The main focus of the story will be on rebuilding the guild, and this will tie directly into gameplay. Players will go on missions, accept requests, and slowly raise the guild’s renown to the next level via the title’s lettered ranking system. Completing missions will earn you money, and this will be used to upgrade the guild’s exterior. You’ll be able to add things like a magic shop, or a better quest board. There are characters that’ll join the guild through the course of the story, but some you’ll have to forge bonds with to get them apart of your guild. Supporting characters can also be recruited to join, but they won’t be playable. They will, however, help out around the guild.

Are you excited for a game based upon Fairy Tail? Did you enjoy the anime? Would you recommend it? To stay up to date on Fairy Tail, make sure to follow the developers on Twitter, Facebook, and their official website.