New Valkyria Revolution Trailer Is All About The Soundtrack

By Mike Sousa on June 1, 2017, 10:31AM EDT
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Sega has released a new trailer for its upcoming JRPG Valkyria Revolution. Today's video focuses on the game's beautiful soundtrack, which was composed by the renowned Yasunori Mitsuda.

The world of Valkyria Revolution is inspired by the European industrial revolution era and focuses on a war of liberation between two vastly different nations. With this in mind, legendary composer Yasunori Mitsuda has created a score that reflects the classic feel of that era for the game. What better way to do this than to have the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra conduct a live concert-hall recording for the soundtrack? Plus, previous Mitsuda collaborator Sarah Àlainn, a multilingual Australian-Japanese singer with a voice spanning over 3 octaves, lends her hauntingly beautiful voice to a couple tracks.

Valkyria Revolution's story is set in the wake of a revolution, as the Jutland's elite soldiers, the Vanargand, must band together to defeat the Ruzi Empire and stop death itself--the Valkyria. This grizzled anti-Valkyria squad is equipped with advanced mana weaponry and has the powerful ability to wield ragnite spells to combat this terrifying threat. The unit is comprised of soldiers who have a high affinity for ragnite, and even Jutland's own Princess Ophelia has joined the ranks. The princess carries the utmost love for her country and has answered the call of duty to liberate those who are suffering from the Ruzi's tyranny. However, Amleth Grønkjær, the commanding officer of Vanargand hides a terrible secret. Is he friend or foe to the country he has sworn to protect?

Valkyria Revolution will release on the 27th of June in North America and on the 30th of June in Europe, SEGA has announced. It will be available for PS4, Xbox One and PS Vita.

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