Tales of the Rays JP – .hack Collaboration, Upcoming Events, Producer Breakdown


A new month means a new preview for Tales of the Rays! Let us see what is in store for September.

Events Trailer

Bridal Event

A bridal event is at first teased in the trailer. This one will feature the appearance of seasonal Mirrages for Arria Eckberg (Tales of Tempest), Martel (Tales of Symphonia), Milla Maxwell (Tales of Xillia) and Chloe Valens (Tales of Legendia).

.hack Collaboration

One of the premiere RPGs from years past has come back again, this time with a .hack GU collaboration. The last time .hack was in the spotlight was the release of .hack GU // Last Recode. For this collaboration, we get to recruit the main characters Haseo and Atoli.

For seasonal skins, we get to see new costumes for Malik Caesars (Tales of Graces) as Ovan, Rose (Tales of Zestiria) as Alkaid, and Emil Castignier (Tales of Symphonia Dawn of the New World) as Kite.

BoA is Back for Last Recode

With the new chapter of Tales of the Rays, Last Recode, coming, they announced the new theme song for it. This will be “I believe” by pop singer BoA. Her last involvement with the Tales series was her stint in Tales of Graces. The single will release on 2020.11.04

Producer’s Updates

Game version 4.0.0

In relation to the “Major System Overhaul” hinted in the last Producer’s Letter, the Producer wanted to go into more detail for expected changes. In particular, the following are to be expected:

  • The ability to turn ON / OFF Artes for AI players, similar to how it was done in mainline Tales games.
  • Select the enhancement stage of Weapons when doing Enhancement.

This overhaul is expected to come in October or November.

Possible Upcoming Characters

After much time, it seems that the Producer has revealed the future characters that are possibly in the pipeline. Of those he can reveal, the following are listed:

  • Chelsea Torn (Tales of Destiny)
  • Rassius Luin (Tales of Eternia)
  • Max (Tales of Eternia)
  • Regal Bryant (Tales of Symphonia)
  • Tytree Crowe (Tales of Rebirth)
  • Jay (Tales of Legendia)
  • Moses (Tales of Legendia)
  • Forrest Ledoyen (Tales of Tempest)
  • Hermana Larmo (Tales of Innocence)
  • Chalcedony Ackerman (Tales of Hearts)
  • Gall Gruner (Tales of Hearts)

That is all for now!

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