What is Codename: Wandering Sword? Release date, gameplay, and more.

Pick up your sword and wander in this beautiful world.

Wandering Sword is a debut title for developer and publisher Xiameng Studio that looks to bring back Wuxia-style games. Its aesthetic reminded me heavily of Square Enix's Octopath Traveler series, and immediately caught my eye. It follows the story of a young man who gets caught up in a rivalry between two powerful lords. Here is everything we know about Wandering Sword.

Everything we know about Wandering Sword

What is the release date of Codename: Wandering Sword?

Wandering Sword has dropped the word codename and picked up a release date of September 15, 2023. You can follow the official Wandering Sword on Twitter or wishlist it on Steam for future updates.

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Is Wandering Sword an RPG?

Wandering Sword is an open-world turn-based tactical RPG. You will control a variety of heroes who have powerful Jianghu abilities and martial arts moves. It features a world inspired by Chinese mythology and has many exciting areas and NPCs who you can meet and even befriend through a friendship system.

In Wandering Sword, battle takes place on a tactical grid. You can opt for turn-based combat or go all in through real-time battle. NPCs in the game use dynamic behavioral AI, and Wandering Sword features many sidequests as well as multiple endings to experience. Additionally, Wandering Sword features a beautiful 2.5D pixel art aesthetic made popular by Octopath Traveler. It blends a 3D environment and a stylish look to create something unique.

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Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.
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