If you’re an everyday on the Website you’ll know that I’m a Massive Trails sequence nerd, so after we received the chance to evaluate the PS4 releases of The Legend of Heroes: Patches of Cold Steel and The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, I instantly referred to as dibs. The first sport scored very well after we launched its evaluate a few weeks in the past however how can Cold Steel II fare? Find out in our evaluate.
The PS4 launch of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II is the definitive version of the sport bringing forth a number of enhancements together with 4K/60FPS assist, many QOL options and additional dialogue amongst different enhancements. My solely grievance with this launch is the occasional slowdowns. The sport would drop frames for a number of moments which might get annoying, nonetheless, that is comparatively rare and solely happens throughout heavy motion moments however it’s definitely disappointing to see each time it occurs. Hopefully, publishers XSEED know of this by now they usually’re engaged on a patch as a result of the PS4 Pro, the platform I performed the sport on, ought to simply have the ability to deal with the sport.
In phrases of content material, there’s a ton to do and if you happen to’ve performed a Trails sport earlier than you’ll know that you simply’re in for fairly the journey. Cold Steel II provides on prime of the standard Trails expertise and additional improves on the endgame. There’s canon content material that solely turns into accessible in New Game+ which is critical to raised perceive the general plot of the sport so a second playthrough is nearly mandatory however don’t fear the sport nonetheless manages to be enjoyable while you ramp up the issue to the dreaded Nightmare setting.