Octopath Traveler II, the long-awaited sequel to one of Team Asano's finest games, launched last week to positive reviews across the board, cementing it as a worthy successor to the 2018 original.
In our own review of the game, we called it "a triumphant and confident follow-up to its predecessor, building on the established foundation with welcome new ideas and tweaks that make for an overall excellent experience". We heaped praise on the strategic combat, the excellent characters and story arc, the wonderful HD-2D visuals, and the beautiful orchestral soundtrack. Our only quibble is that the experience may feel a bit overly familiar for fans of the original. Check out our full thoughts below: