Destiny/Grand Order kicks off its subsequent story chapter with Epic of Remnant
It hasn’t been too lengthy for the reason that Masters of Chaldea completed off Destiny/Grand Order‘s primary story quest by blowing up a ton of bizarre tentacles and placing human historical past on the right path, however the combat is not over but. Detailed at this weekend’s Destiny/Grand Order USA Tour occasion, the sport’s subsequent main storyline, titled Epic of Remnant has simply gone reside after an impromptu upkeep break on Sunday night.
Extra particularly, Epic of Remnant is an umbrella title for 4 new chapters within the story to be launched over the subsequent yr. Known as “Pseudo-Singularities”, the primary is known as Shinjuku Phantom Incident, and takes place in Shinjuku, Japan, within the yr 1999, making it the primary main FGO plotline set in a up to date location (not counting the prologue, the place town of Fuyuki is generally a smoking destroy). Epic of Remnant additionally brings again an previous staple of Destiny/Keep Night time, which is the hiding of its Servants’ identities till they’re revealed within the storyline. Again within the day, it was a giant deal to be taught a Servant’s true id, as realizing who they had been in life might give a giant benefit in anticipating their skills. Till Epic of Remnant, FGO tended to play quick and unfastened with the true names.
In fact, provided that FGO’s English launch lags a yr or extra behind Japan, that data is already all on the market within the wild, so it is not as if it is an enormous shock when you’re the kind of participant to do analysis, however spoiler-averse could discover a lot to love as they ponder rolling for Shinjuku’s banner Servants, which embrace a brand new 5-Star Archer, 4-Star Murderer, and 4-Star Avenger.
Even gamers not inclined to roll might be taken care of, because the replace additionally debuts new sport mechanics, like “Break Bars” designed to make highly effective bosses rather less easy to defeat, and UI updates (like a music participant within the “My Room” part), in addition to a rise to the participant’s Grasp degree, permitting a rise within the pals record restrict in addition to additional Price to permit equipping extra high-rarity Servants and Craft Essences.
You take a look at trailers for each Epic of Remnant and Shinjuku Phantom Incident beneath. Who do you propose to roll for?