‘Xuan-Yuan Sword VII’ Comes To Consoles This Summer

by Sage Ashford

Popular Action RPG series Xuan-Yuan Sword comes to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with the release of Xuan-Yuan Sword VII this summer.  Previously a PC franchise, Xuan-Yuan Sword will be getting a retail release both in America and Europe, courtesy of publisher Maximum Games (known for titles like Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid and Minecraft Story Mode).

Xuan-Yuan Sword VII’s Steam page goes into detail about the game’s story:

“In the last of Western Han Dynasty, the powerful prime minister of China superseded his emperor and build a new dynasty called Xin. In this year, words appeared on the boulders, stone cattles appeared in fields, and ancient tombs cracked, tremendous signs appeared, told a time of peace and prosperity will come. A peculiar bamboo slip in the crypt of Marquis of Liu was delivered to Court Astrologer’s hand.Unexpectedly, Taishi Mansion was badly damaged by a bizarre fire that night, and all his family was killed in the fire and the bamboo slip disappeared.

Ten years later, the prosperity mentioned in the prophecy has never come. A decade of war and famine, the people were miserable, and the chaos had spread among the country.

At this time, the bamboo slip which had disappeared for 10 years emerged again, it caused an uproar…”

Xuan-Yuan Sword VII released on PC back in October of 2020.  The follow-up entry in the series is already in development, which means this console release is perfectly timed to get players into the franchise.

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