Tales of Survey best games theme songs battle systems

Tales of Fans Ranked the Most-played Games, Theme Songs, and Best Battle Systems

Tales of fans in Japan recently participated in a survey to rank their most-played titles, favorite theme songs, and the series’ battle systems. Bandai Namco shared the survey results during the 25th-anniversary livestream on December 15, 2020. Turns out, people still appreciate Tales of the Abyss.

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Participants had between November 6, 2020, to November 24, 2020, to submit their answers, which came with some unexpected results. You can check them out below:

Tales of survey most played games, theme songs, best battle systems

15 most-played Tales of games

  1. Tales of the Abyss
  2. Tales of Vesperia
  3. Tales of Symphonia
  4. Tales of Xillia
  5. Tales of Graces/Tales of Graces f
  6. Tales of Berseria
  7. Tales of Xillia 2
  8. Tales of the Rays
  9. Tales of Zestiria
  10. Tales of Eternia
  11. Tales of Phantasia
  12. Tales of Destiny
  13. Tales of Destiny 2
  14. Tales of Rebirth
  15. Tales of Crestoria

Top-3 second Tales of games played

Top 3 second most-played Tales of games

  1. Tales of the Abyss
  2. Tales of Symphonia
  3. Tales of Destiny

The above are the top three Tales of titles that people considered their second most-played game from the series. While Tales of Vesperia came in second in the most-played Tales of games list, it didn’t crack the top three here.

Top-3 the third Tales of game played

Top 3 third most-played Tales of game

  1. Tales of Eternia
  2. Tales of the Abyss
  3. Tales of Symphonia

This one is similar to the previous ranking list, except it’s the top three Tales of titles that people considered their third most-played game from the series. Surprisingly, it has the 10th most played Tales of Eternia on top. Unfortunately, we didn’t get the exact numbers from this survey, so we can’t say how close the count was between Tales of the Abyss.

Top-10 most memorable theme songs

10 most memorable theme songs

  1. “Karma” by Bump of Chicken (Tales of the Abyss)
  2. “Starry Heavens” by day after tomorrow (Tales of Symphonia)
  3. “Yume de Aru You ni” by DEEN (Tales of Destiny)
  4. “Kane wo Narashite” by Bonnie Pink (Tales of Vesperia)
  5. “Song 4 u” by Ayumi Hamasaki (Tales of Xillia 2)
  6. “Yume wa Owaranai ~Kobore Ochiru Toki no Shizuku~” by Yukari Yoshida/Yomi (Tales of Phantasia)
  7. “Soshite Boku ni Dekiru Koto” by day after tomorrow (Tales of Symphonia)
  8. “key to my heart” by Mai Kuraki (Tales of Destiny 2)
  9. “progress” by Ayumi Hamasaki (Tales of Xillia)
  10. “Mamoritai ~White Wishes~” by BoA (Tales of Graces)

Here, we have the top 10 most memorable theme songs from the Tales of series.

Top 10 Tales of battle systems

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  1. Tales of Graces/Tales of Graces f
  2. Tales of Vesperia
  3. Tales of the Abyss
  4. Tales of Berseria
  5. Tales of Xillia 2
  6. Tales of Destiny 2
  7. Tales of Xillia
  8. Tales of Destiny
  9. Tales of Rebirth
  10. Tales of Eternia

Lastly, there’s the list of Tales of games people thought had the best battle systems.

You can watch the Tales of series’ 25th-anniversary livestream in its entirety here.

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