Fairy Tail 2 already has a trailer and release date on Nintendo Switch.

Fairy Tail

The highly anticipated game will arrive in the summer of 2024, following on from the anime series Fairy Tail: 100 Year Quest.

Nintendo Direct brought great news for manga and anime fans, revealing the new GUST game, Fairy Tail 2, along with its first trailer and release window.

A new chapter in the saga

It has been confirmed by Nintendo of America on YouTube that the sequel to the 2020 game Fairy Tail Part 2 will be released in Winter 2024 for the Nintendo Switch. This announcement was made by Nintendo Direct on June 18, 2024, along with the new trailer. Fairy Tail 2 adapts the “Alvarez Empire” arc, which served as the end of the original Fairy Tail series. The game includes features such as chain attacks, special moves that can be performed based on team members.

Game developer GUST is back in production with publisher KOEI TECMO. Like One Piece: Pirate Warriors, Samurai Warriors and Atelier Ryza, the latter got an anime adaptation in 2023 by Leiden Films. Fairy Tail creator Hiro Mashima’s iconic original character designs will also feature in the upcoming Farmagia game, revealed at Marvelous Game Showcase 2024 alongside Naruto: Arcade Battle.

circular notice

Fairy Tail 2’s winter release follows recent news of the Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest anime series, which is set to premiere in Japan in July alongside the summer 2024 shows. Shinji Ishihira is the executive director and Toshinori Watanabe is credited as the director. The Fairy Tail manga will receive a new Mashima one-shot starting on July 3rd, a week after the end of another Mashima title, Eden Zero.

Fairy Tail 2, GUST and KOEI TECMO, Winter 2024 Release, Nintendo Switch, First Trailer

For those who want to explore more about the anime universe, you can head over to Cruchiroll, which runs all episodes, including the “Alvarez Empire” arc. The series is described as follows: “The story is about a teenager named Lucy Heartfilia, who is determined to join the famous magical guild Fairy Tail. During a daring rescue, she meets Natsu, who becomes part of the group and eventually gives her a place. You will be teammates performing various missions for the Fairy Tail team. Get ready for an action-packed adventure!”

A gift for fans

The return of GUST as a developer ensures that fans can expect a high-quality gaming experience that preserves the essence of the series. With the “Alvarez Empire” arc as the base, players can relive the most exciting and epic moments of Fairy Tail. Chain attacks and other innovative game mechanics promise to add a new strategic dimension to combat, making each battle a unique and adrenaline-filled spectacle.

For those who have faithfully followed the anime and manga series, Fairy Tail 2 is a welcome addition to the expanded anime universe. With Hiro Mashima’s art direction intact and collaboration with KOEI TECMO, the game will be a hit with new players and veterans alike.

The relationship with anime

It’s no coincidence that the game’s release coincides with the new anime series Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest. This strategy ensures that fans of the franchise are treated to new and exciting content throughout the year. The new anime series, which promises to further expand the universe, serves as a good prequel to the game, creating a narrative bridge between both mediums.

Fairy Tail 2, GUST and KOEI TECMO, Winter 2024 Release, Nintendo Switch, First Trailer

Scheduled to release in winter 2024, it marks the beginning of a new era for the franchise. With the promise of constant updates and additional content, GUST and KOEI TECMO are committed to keeping the game fresh and relevant. For fans of the series, the future looks brighter than ever, with more adventures, epic battles and unforgettable moments ahead.

Fairy Tail 2 is set to deliver an unforgettable experience, capturing the magic and excitement that made the anime series loved by millions around the world. Get ready to start this new adventure and reunite with your favorite characters!