"Working title," Square Enix claims. Well, it sure ain’t working for me. Surely it’s no surprise that Project Octopath Traveler is being developed by the same team that developed Bravely Default — and, perhaps more tellingly, Bravely Second End Layer. Square Enix really, badly needs to fire its naming associates.
Title comedy aside, Project Octopath Traveler was one of the most intriguing games shown at the Switch unveiling, and, aside from that brief reveal trailer, absolutely nothing was known about it until just recently, when Square Enix released a short, playable demo featuring two of the game’s eight heroes: the knight Olberic and the dancer Primrose. Let’s dive into the demo and see what’s what!