The launch edition include:
* 24-Page Art Book ??? Beautiful character art and concept sketches by the illustrious Yuji Himukai cover the pages of this magnificent art book. The unique explorers that will fill up your party are a wonder to behold.
* Six-Track Music CD ??? A grand journey is utterly droll without music, so get into the adventuring mindset with an enchanting soundtrack crafted by long-time series composer Yuzo Koshiro.
* Outer Box ??? The Yggdrasil and eager adventurers adorn this colorful out box which protects the precious treasures it holds within.
A Choose-your-own-odyssey Feel Starting with the creation of your party to exploring the uncharted labyrinth of the Yggdrasil Tree, Beyond the Myth is all about choosing how your own adventure unfolds. Test your survival skills by wisely navigating the winding floors of Yggdrasil, using shrewd tactics when battling gruesome beasts, making the right decisions during various scenarios, and more. To meet these challenges, the home base city of Iorys is ready for all your buying/selling, recruiting, and information-gathering needs!
Gameplay Fit for a True Pathfinder It wouldnt be an Etrian Odyssey game without the life-or-death need to map your progress. For those new to the series, the bottom screen of the 3DS displays a top-down, tile-based map that must be filled out while dungeon crawling. Players can use the map to mark the locations of treasures, doors, enemies, environmental obstructions, and more. Expect the unexpected at every turnand then make a note on the map so its not so unexpected next time!
Epic Turn-based Battles Theres a reason why no one has ever reached the top of Yggdrasil. Dangerous creatures and utterly terrifying FOEshigh-level mini-bosses, for you newcomersroam the labyrinth on every floor, so prepare to test your mettle with challenging turn-based battles. Proper planning is a must and balancing strong party composition is absolutely crucial for success.