NIS America has today confirmed it'll be releasing its PS5 double pack of Trails of Cold Steel III and direct sequel Trails of Cold Steel IV on 16th February 2024. This new version hands both games a native PS5 version at once, and you can catch them in action in the gameplay trailer above.
The PS5 versions will come packaged with some bonus cosmetics, and then a press release explains how "the land of Erebonia shines in high definition on PlayStation 5! Experience the beautiful surroundings like never before." However, it doesn't share any specific resolutions or frame rates. Based on past efforts from Falcom — such as the PS5 version for Ys VIII — this will be a fairly basic upgrade that those who have already played the games need not purchase.
Still, if you've been waiting to play these JRPGs for the first time on PS5, then they slot directly into the crowded release schedule already brewing in early 2024. The double pack releases in the middle of Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Tekken 8, Granblue Fantasy: Relink, Persona 3 Reload, Helldivers 2, and Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. Will you set some time aside for Rean Schwarzer and co early next year? Plan your timetable in the comments below.