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Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection Charts Its Way to Switch, Steam June 1st

Artwork of Etrian Odyssey HD, one of three games that are part of Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection

It’s time to break out your inner cartographer! We learned during the recent Nintendo Direct that Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection will hit Nintendo Switch and Steam on June 1st. Peep the trailer showcasing the first three games in glorious HD below.

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection comprises HD remasters of Etrian Odyssey, Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard, and Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City. ATLUS originally released these games on Nintendo DS. Here’s what to expect from this compilation.


Create endless adventure.

Explore the rich beginnings of this RPG franchise with remasters of three timeless adventures that inspire players to go on a journey of discovery, mapping deep dungeons, and building customized parties for exploring and engaging in tactical combat.

Play as the leader of a guild of adventurers, searching for rare treasures and secrets within the depths of a vast, sprawling labyrinth.

Traverse and draw a map of the environment while encountering enemies large and small in turn-based combat, then return to town to rest, sell materials for better equipment, and manage your party, selecting from a collection of heroes to build the right team for the job.

Key Features

• An all-in-one bundle of Etrian Odyssey HDEtrian Odyssey II HD, and Etrian Odyssey III HD.
• Touch screen mapping functionality for the Nintendo Switch: Plot your progress through the labyrinth, drawing walls and placing icons to note special events and items.
• Full mouse support and functionality to map drawing, menus, and dungeon exploration.
• Newly remastered graphics, remastered soundtrack and quality of life improvements including difficulty selection and save slots.
• Easy access to the monster compendium, quest log and skill tree.

Maximize your adventuring by optimizing your party, choose the characters that work for your playstyle or the best team for the job.

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection DLC

ATLUS is also throwing in DLC character portraits of some familiar faces to Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection, including Joker from Persona 5, Ringo from Soul Hackers 2, and Nahobino from Shin Megami Tensei V. Here are the details.

Etrian Odyssey HD Character Potrait DLC Set 1

Adds two ATLUS themed character portraits to your party:

• Joker from Persona 5 Royal
• Ringo from Soul Hackers 2

These portraits can only be accessed on Etrian Odyssey HD.

Etrian Odyssey HD Character Potrait DLC Set 2

Adds two ATLUS themed character portraits to your party:

• Demi-fiend from Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne
• Teddie from Persona 4 Golden

These portraits can only be accessed on Etrian Odyssey II HD

Etrian Odyssey HD Character Potrait DLC Set 3

Adds two ATLUS themed character portraits to your party:

• Nahobino from Shin Megami Tensei V
• Aigis from Persona 3 Portable

These portraits can only be accessed on Etrian Odyssey III HD.

New Character Portraits

• Landsknecht (Etrian Odyssey HD) – Masters of sword and axe, Landsknechts can bear a wide range of weapons and armor in close combat. Balanced warriors for the front line.
• War Magus (Etrian Odyssey II HD) – Equally skilled at magic and melee. Force Skill: Invoke Heals party HP and ups elemental resistance. Can work from the front or back lines.
• Sovereign (Etrian Odyssey III HD) – Those of royal blood from kingdoms large and small. Their orders raise morale to turn the tide. Supporting combatants on either line.

You get the DLC for free if you preorder Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection, but each set is $2.99 USD if you decide to get the compilation after launch.

Of note: ATLUS doesn’t seem to be indicating that the first and second games are the Untold versions that came out on Nintendo 3DS.

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection is up for preorder now on the eShop ($79.99 USD) and Steam, where each game is also available individually (Etrian Odyssey HD, Etrian Odyssey II HD, Etrian Odyssey III HD). Need more information on these games? We’ve got reviews of EO1, EO2, and EO3 for your reading pleasure.

Stay tuned to RPGFan for more Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection and general Direct news!

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Gio Castillo

Gio Castillo

Gio is a writer and editor with a deep fondness for role-playing and management games. He lives in the Philippines with two cats he loves dearly.

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