Tales of Symphonia is Coming to Steam

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Heads up, PC gamers. More Bandai Namco JRPG love is coming your way!

Following the announcement of a PC release for Tales of Zestiria last month, it has now been confirmed that Tales of Symphonia is also destined for PC digital download via Steam.

Bandai Namco didn’t give a price or release date in the official press release, and the same goes for the Steam page beyond a vague 2016 release target. The Steam page does at least show that the game will feature achievements, trading cards, and support for controllers and cloud saves.

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As an added bonus, Bandai Namco is currently running a Steam pre-order campaign for Tales of Zestiria. Pictured above, the campaign includes a starting bonus plus three reward tiers based on the number of pre-orders, and if the final tier is reached all customers will get a free download of Tales of Symphonia when it’s released. That’s a pretty sweet deal. (At press time the campaign has already passed the first reward tier and is about a quarter of the way into the second tier.)

Hopefully these “Tales of” games turn in successful PC debuts and this is only the beginning of a JRPG surge. I sure can think of a number of other Bandai Namco JRPGs I’d be thrilled to see on Steam, namely Eternal Sonata and Ni no Kuni.

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