Square Enix returns to the world of Valkyrie Records with a new action RPG, Valkyrie Elysium, will be released later this year. Revealed in Sony’s Play Status broadcast on Wednesdays, Valkyrie Elysium will be bound for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Windows PC sometime in 2022.
According to the game’s official description, a young Valkyrie “is entrusted with the fate of the world by the All-Father, the supreme being of the gods and ruler of all creation. She will face various enemies on her quest and must use a variety of weapons, spells, and the powers of her allies to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of the world. Square Enix promises “an epic story, beautiful environments, and new, fast-paced combat that combines the classic combos and special attack systems of the Valkyrie series”.
Soleil Ltd. responsible for Valkyrie Elysiumof development. Composer Motoi Sakuraba is creating the music for the game, and CyDesignation’s Yuya Nagai is providing the character designs.
The Valkyrie series was originally developed by Tri-Ace, and spans multiple platforms. original game, Valkyrie’s Profile, was released for the PlayStation in 1999 and later ported to the PSP. PlayStation 2 sequel (Profile Valkyrie 2: Silmeria) and Nintendo DS (Valkyrie Records: Plume’s Covenant) next, and the most recent entry in the franchise, Valkyrie Anatomia: Origina prequel, was released for mobile devices in 2016.