Chronicles celebrates the tenth anniversary of the series, packing two HD-enhanced titles in the box: 2003's GameCube-exclusive Tales of Symphonia and its Wii-exclusive follow-up Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World from 2008.
The $100 edition of Chronicles features five Chibi Kyun Chara figurines from Tales of Symphonia , a multi-disc soundtrack, specialized packaging and a paperback novel that dives into the events between both games. Namco Bandai says the set will be limited to 15,000 copies.
Pre-Order Now to Reserve Limited Collector's Edition Exclusively on the PlayStation 3 System
SAN JOSE, Calif., (October 14, 2013) – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. officially announced today that a collector's edition of TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES™, available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system in 2014 for North America. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the critically celebrated classic, TALES OF SYMPHONIA® and its follow-up story, TALES OF SYMPHONIA®: Dawn of the New World™, together for the first time on a single disc containing the entire TALES OF SYMPHONIA storyline with updated HD graphics and new content
The TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES Collector's Edition comes packaged with an exclusive set of five Chibi Kyun Chara figurines from TALES OF SYMPHONIA and TALES OF SYMPHONIA: Dawn of the New World, a paperback novel detailing the events between both games, a multi-disc soundtrack, and special collector's packaging with artwork from Japanese animation studio, ufotable. The TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES Collector's Edition will be limited to 15,000 copies and retail for $99.95 at participating retailers.
"We are happy to be bringing TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES to North American fans in 2014 with a feature-packed Collector's Edition," said Chris Gilbert, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing for NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. "The TALES OF SYMPHONIA Collector's Edition is a fantastic offer for TALES OF fans looking for something extra special to add to their gaming room."
Follow Lloyd Irving as he embarks on a grand adventure with his friends to restore mana back to the world of Sylvarant, a source of energy necessary for the survival of their world. Along the way they learn of the parallel world of Tethe'alla, whose survival rests on the same source of mana Sylvarant needs to sustain life. How will Lloyd and his friends find a way to ensure the survival of both worlds? TALES OF SYMPHONIA takes the signature real-time battle system of the TALES OF role-playing games, allowing for direct control of their character through fast-paced tactical battles.
TALES OF SYMPHONIA: Dawn of the New World continues the story from the previous installment by delving into the consequences set into motion by Lloyd and his friends at the end of TALES OF SYMPHONIA. Take on the role of Emil Castagnier as he seeks to uncover the mysteries that have befallen his world. Dawn of the New World advances the series' battle system by introducing a new monster recruitment feature that lets players capture more than 200 unique monsters and train them to participate in battles. Players have complete control over their roster of party members and monster allies, allowing for limitless combinations to take out to the battlefield.
TALES OF SYMPHONIA CHRONICLES will be available throughout the Americas early 2014. For more information regarding the TALES OF series please visit: www.namcobandaigames.com and www.facebook.com/tales.