Square Enix today announced an official North American release date for Romancing SaGa. The role-playing game will be available for the PlayStation 2 on October 11. The game, known as Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song in Japan, is a remake of the 1992 Super Nintendo Entertainment System classic.
The story takes place on the world of Madias, where an ancient evil, Saruin, is released from imprisonment and threatens the realm's inhabitants. A brave group, led by a mysterious minstrel, must step up to the challenge and defeat the enemy.
The new edition will retain the free-roaming elements of its ancestor, and will add enhancements such as 3D graphics. Romancing SaGa is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and older and will retail for $39.99.