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Grandia HD Collection Arrives on PS, Xbox on March 26th

Grandia HD Collection Reveal Date Screen for PS and Xbox

Publisher GungHo Online Entertainment America has announced that Grandia HD Collection will finally launch for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One on March 26th. It’s about time players outside the Nintendo Switch and PC platforms experience the charming and fantastical worlds of two RPG classics, Grandia and Grandia IIPreorders for the physical release will begin March 15th via Limited Run Games.

In addition, Exophase, a website that tracks achievements and trophies, has now uploaded the PS4 trophy list for Grandia; it appears that there are 37 to gather. 

If you’re like me and skipped the Switch release in 2019, I’m pretty glad it’s coming sooner than expected, as I was eagerly waiting to replay these gems on PlayStation. 

Grandia HD Collection Overview

The highly-anticipated Grandia HD Collection for The highly-anticipated Grandia HD Collection for PlayStation 4 and 5 are here! Get your hands on two games that changed the landscape of RPGs forever, in beautiful HD graphics.

GRANDIA: Dive into the captivating journey of Justin and his allies as they race against the sinister Garlyle Forces. Unravel the mysteries of a forgotten civilization and immerse yourself in an RPG hailed as a timeless classic, inspiring generations of games to come.

GRANDIA II: Step into the shoes of Ryudo, a jaded Geohound with a heart, as he embarks on a magical quest alongside a group of unlikely allies. Their journey is riddled with twists and turns as they seek a divine weapon to save the world. Delve deep into this tale where the line between good and evil blurs, and everything is open to question…

Key Features

  • Two Nostalgic Stories: Fans can follow both iconic journeys in the world of GRANDIA with various upgrades once more. Discover what lies beyond the End of the World with the young adventurer Justin in GRANDIA and, eons later, protect the world from eternal darkness with mercenary Ryudo in GRANDIA II. 
  • Modernized Visuals: This version of GRANDIA and GRANDIA II includes enhanced UI, sprites, and texture art that brings the iconic look of the retro classics to contemporary standards, including widescreen support and visually enhanced original cinematics. 
  • Classic Old-School Combat: The GRANDIA series features classic RPG combat, with physical attacks and elemental spells in a battle system that combines real-time and turn-based mechanics. The addition of Hard Mode gives players a memorable challenge as they explore the world of GRANDIA II
  • Language Support: The GRANDIA HD Collection includes Japanese and English audio options, as well as language support for English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese (simplified and traditional). 

Grandia HD Screenshots

Grandia II HD Screenshots

Grandia HD Collection makes its way to PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One on March 26th. Our review of the Switch version is a good way to weigh its pros and cons and determine whether this port is a good opportunity to relive these classics. Stay tuned here at RPGFan for more announcements from your favorite RPGs making returns!

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Tin Manuel

Tin Manuel

Tin is a Graphic Designer by the day & an adventurer in whatever game she is playing at night. She gets giddy talking about RPG games (specifically JRPGs), new releases, and loves almost every female protagonist. She loves animals but has a great fondness towards pugs & shibas. She’s forgetful at times but she will never forget Aerith’s death in 480p.

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