Published on July 20th, 2022 | by Andrew Bistak

Stranger of Paradise FF Origin | Trials of the Dragon King Out Now

The chaos continues in SQUARE ENIX®’s STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN™ through the game’s first expansion release, titled Trials of the Dragon King, now available on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC via the Epic Games Store. Developed in collaboration with Team NINJA from KOEI TECMO GAMES, creators of the NINJA GAIDEN and Nioh series, Trials of the Dragon King tells an original story that takes place after the events of the main game, when Jack and his friends visit an island in the Cardian Archipelago to investigate the sudden appearance of Bahamut and to determine whether it is a friend or foe.

Watch the STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN Trials of the Dragon King Expansion trailer here:

New content in The Trials of the Dragon King expansion includes:

  • New Missions – After clearing the main storyline, players can dive into new missions and experience an original story featuring the Dragon King Bahamut.
  • New Jobs and Weapon Type – A new weapon type, the staff, and three new jobs have been added with DLC: Pilgrim, Evoker and Summoner.
  • Accessories – Players can now equip accessories, which grant various special effects and status improvements.
  • BAHAMUT Difficulty Mode – After clearing the main storyline, players can access a new difficulty level called BAHAMUT.

Players eager to continue their adventures alongside Jack, Ash and Jed can look forward to the release of two additional chapters in the future entitled “Wanderer of the Rift” and “DIFFERENT FUTURE.” Players can access each of the expansions through the game’s Season Pass, which is included in the Digital Deluxe Edition.


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