Cris Tales Gets A New Character & Dungeon For Its First-Ever Update

One of Cris Tales’ more important side characters will be made playable in the RPG’s latest update.

Publisher Modus Games and developers Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK have released a new content update for Cris Tales, featuring Adri the engineer as a playable character, with machines that can evolve using the game’s time mechanic. The update also features some new dungeons, decreased load time, even a new ending.

The update will be for all versions of the game: PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Here’s the list:

  • New Character – Adri
    • Seventh playable character who will join your party.
    • Adri is a robot mechanic who the player first encounters in St. Clarity. She plays a significant part in the late game story.
    • In combat, Adri acts as a summoner, building simple machines such as mines and turrets that can be enhanced through Crisbell’s time powers.
  • New Dungeon
    • Alongside Adri comes a new mechanical themed dungeon.
    • Brand new enemy encounters and unique puzzle-solving mechanics.
  • Return of the New and Improved Coliseum
    • Battle waves of increasingly challenging enemies for new loot, chests, currency, and rewards.
    • Accessed by speaking to the traveling merchant.
    • New enemies and a completely original boss.

General Updates

  • Completion of the new content introduces a completely new cutscene and a new ending for the game.
  • New content is accessible in the late game, and players who have already completed the game can just load their most recent save to experience the new content.

Patch Notes

  • Added a new playable character.
  • Added a new side quest and dungeon, with new enemies and a new boss.
  • Added a new Colosseum. Speak to the Wandering Merchant to test your mettle!
  • (Switch only) Reduced loading times by approximately 30 percent.
  • Fixed an infinite white loading screen that could rarely occur at the end of battles.
  • Fixed a gameplay blocker that could rarely occur when a character’s syncro is interrupted.
  • Fixed a gameplay blocker that could rarely occur during the Volcano Sisters boss fight.
  • Fixed a gameplay blocker that could rarely happen during certain other boss fights.
  • Fixed an issue with the Empress’ Gaol ability which could impact party composition after the battle.
  • Fixed issues with minor graphical flickering in some backgrounds.
  • Various text and graphical fixes.

Additional Switch Patch Notes

  • Fixed numerous text bugs.
  • Fixed numerous user reported soft-locks.
  • Fixed an achievement not being unlockable.
  • Fixed enemies occasionally not appearing during a battle in the salt mines.
  • Fixed the “burn” icon becoming distorted when using Impact Strikes.
  • Adjusted pricing for Tents.
  • Adjusted pricing for the Distortion Ring.
  • Crisbell now learns Heal at level 2.
  • The Empress will now use perfect heal for only two turns.

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