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Tales of Arise Will Not Have Story DLC or Get a Sequel

Tales of Arise DLC

Tales of Arise Producer Yusuke Tomizawa confirmed that the title will not feature any post-release DLC story content. This information was shared through a Tales of Arise broadcast held on July 29, 2021. Additionally, Tomizawa mentioned that Tales of Arise will release as a complete experience and will not inspire a sequel or prequel. The game will also not be linked to any Tales of titles.

However, there will be Tales of Arise content in the mobile Tales of titles. This will strictly be crossover content and will not be related to the core story of Tales of Arise. Specifics regarding potential crossovers were not mentioned or elaborated on during the broadcast. The question regarding any future story related DLC content for Tales of Arise appeared during the tail end of the presentation. Tomizawa was frank in answering, stating that Tales of Arise will remain a stand-alone title with no sequel.

Additionally, the broadcast revealed how skits will function in the game. Skits will be more interactive and feature unique cutaways during segments. Leisure activities were also shown, which includes cooking and camping. Players will also be able to fish in the game to obtain high grade fish to create better dishes. An archived version of the broadcast is available to watch through the official Tales of YouTube channel. However, it is currently only available in Japanese and does not feature English subtitles.

Tales of Arise will release for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC on September 9, 2021 in Japan and on September 10, 2021 worldwide.

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