SaGa Scarlet Grace: Hiiro no Yabou (Scarlet Ambition) is the latest instalment in Square Enix’s SaGa series, and an updated version of 2016’s SaGa Scarlet Grace for the Playstation Vita which includes more voice acting, new music and characters, improved load times and interface design, superior graphics, and a large amount of additional story portions. The release date for Hiiro no Yabou has been announced as 2nd August 2018, for the PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, iOS, and Android. The mobile version will be priced at 4,444 yen, while the console versions will be 5,800 yen (tax excluded).
Official site: http://www.jp.square-enix.com/saga_sg_hiiro/
The limited edition version of the game, SaGa Scarlet Grace: Hiiro no Yabou Limited BOX “Jashin”, is now available for pre-order on Square Enix’s e-store, and details on this have also been revealed. The limited edition is available for the PS4, Switch, and PC (Steam) versions, with the PC version coming with a slip of paper with a Steam key printed on it in lieu of a physical copy of the game. The contents aside from the game are:
- A B4, full colour 352-page artbook featuring 25 years worth of Kobayashi Tomomi’s art, that comes with a special case (This is also available for purchase on its own from the e-store)
- A CD containing a special selection of 15-20 tracks including game BGM, four new tracks from Hiiro no Yabou, and two tracks from the 2016 orchestral concert
- A 1000 piece W75cm x H50cm jigsaw puzzle
- An item code for the PC browser game Imperial SaGa
- A postcard with a “secret illustration” by Kobayashi Tomomi, not included in the artbook
The limited edition is priced at 19,800 yen (tax included).
Square Enix e-store limited edition page: http://store.jp.square-enix.com/sp/saga_sg_hiiro/index.html
Square Enix e-store artbook page: http://store.jp.square-enix.com/item/4988601501460.html