Save Big On Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes On Launch Day

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes launched today, April 23, on consoles and PC. If you’re interested in picking up a copy on PC, you can save 20% on Steam keys at Fanatical. This special launch deal drops the price of the standard edition to $39.49 and the Digital Deluxe edition to $63.19. If you’re an Xbox or PC Game Pass subscriber, you already have access to the game. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can play the RPG on Xbox and PC. Nintendo Switch players can save 10% on digital copies for a limited time, too.

Developed by Rabbit and Bear Studios, Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is a spiritual successor to the Suikoden series. Announced back in 2020, the project became one of the highest-grossing Kickstarter campaigns ever. Fast forward roughly four years and longtime fans of the cult-classic Suikoden series can finally play it.

Console players on PS5 and Xbox can pick up the standard or Digital Deluxe edition for $50 or $80, respectively. If you’re partial to physical editions, only PS5 and Nintendo Switch versions are being printed outside of Japan. The physical edition for PlayStation 5 is available now, whereas the Nintendo Switch version is up for preorder ahead of its May 21 launch.

Early reception has been largely positive for most platforms, with the PC version currently holding a MetaScore of 79 on GameSpot sister site Metacritic. The PS5 version is sitting at a 76, while the Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch versions only have a handful of recorded reviews at this time. The Xbox Series X version holds a respectable average of 72, but the Nintendo Switch port, based on initial reviews–it holds a 57 MetaScore–has some performance issues that will hopefully be ironed out with post-launch patches. There aren’t any reviews for the PS4 and Xbox One versions, so it’s unclear if performance issues from the Switch version also impact the last-gen Xbox and PlayStation.

With all that said, let’s take a look at where you can pick up the console version of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes below.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is developed by Rabbit & Bear Studios, which was founded by several members of the original Suikoden development team who wanted to continue the legacy of the beloved RPG series. As such, many of Eiyuden Chronicle’s gameplay and story elements will be familiar to Suikoden fans, such as the large cast of 100 party members to recruit, strategic turn-based battle system, and high fantasy setting rife with political conflict. It also features modernized touches like voice acting and a stylized presentation that mixes 2D sprites and high-quality 3D environments similar to Square Enix’s HD-2D style seen in games like Octopath Traveler and Live A Live.

Sadly, Yoshitaka Murayama, the creator of both Eiyuden Chronicle and Suikoden, passed away on February 6 at the age of 54.

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