|The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky|
Eiyū Densetsu Shikkusu Sora no Kiseki FC
|Developer(s)|| Nihon Falcom [Win/PSP/PS3] |
Kadokawa Games [PS Vita]
Aruon Games [Win], SCEK [PS Vita]
娯楽通 [Win], 東方明珠索楽 [PS Vita] 英特衛 [Win], SCET [PS Vita]
Typhoon Games [Win], SCEH [PS Vita]
XSEED Games [PSP/Win]
|Publisher(s)||Nihon Falcom Corporation|
NA: XSEED Games
June 24, 2004
January 20, 2006
March 17, 2006
July 29, 2014
April 26, 2016
|Ratings||, , |
iOS: 9+, Android: 12+
|Platform(s)||Microsoft Windows |
iOS , Android (Japan Only)
VITA Card [PSVITA]
|Previous||The Legend of Heroes III: Song of the Ocean|
|Trails in the Sky (Official USA Website)|
Sora no Kiseki FC (Official JP Site)
Sora no Kiseki FC: Kai HD Edition (Official JP Site)
Sora no Kiseki FC Evolution (Official JP Site)
The trails of your feelings will start the generation
- —Title Catchphrase
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is the sixth game in the Legend of Heroes meta-series, and the first of the Trails franchise.
Originally released in Japan as Eiyuu Densetsu Shikusu, Sora no Kiseki FC for PC, the game's story follows Estelle and Joshua Bright ten years after the Hundred Days War on their journey to become Bracers.
Upon the Orbal Revolution, people's lives have become significantly more productive from the mechanical gadget unit called the Orbment, and the mysterious energy it generates. From onward, the everyday lives of people have transcended beyond normal progress from the construction of Orbalships and other innovations that follow. But great prosperity can lead to new conflicts, whereas many nations have other uses for the Orbment by engineering them for weapons development.
In the proud and independent Liberl Kingdom, the cheerful siblings Estelle Bright and Joshua Bright left their hometown to become official Bracers, individual combat specialists of investigation skills who help those around with various problems. What challenges awaits the two upon their adventures, as the feelings of those around unfold a new generation.
- Estelle Bright: The main protagonist, she goes on a journey with her adopted brother to become a qualified Bracer.
- Joshua Bright: The deuteragonist and Estelle's adopted brother who joins her on the journey.
- Scherazard Harvey: A C-rank Senior Bracer and the siblings' mentor, who is nicknamed the 'Silver Streak'.
- Olivier Lenheim: A handsome blonde man from the Erebonian Empire who claims to be a vagabond musician.
- Agate Crosner: A B-rank Senior Bracer nicknamed the 'Heavy Blade', with a dislike for the rookie Junior Bracers
- Kloe Rinz: A Jenis Royal Academy student, who works part-time at the Mercia Orphanage.
- Tita Russell: The young granddaughter of Albert Russell, one of the disciples of the founding father of the Orbment technology.
- Zin Vathek: An A-Rank Bracer and skilled Taito master from the Calvard Republic.
Originally developed for the PC and utilizing a similar graphics engine to another Falcom game, Ys: Ark of Napishtim
, the game would be ported to the PSP in 2006 with some alterations, including:
- A monster collector's book, which acts as a bestiary for all defeated enemies
- Added voice acting during battles
- Estelle wears an apron during the cooking sequences.
- Faces in the character sprites animate.
- Lowered resolution and frame rate to accommodate the PSP's hardware.
- The name is slightly changed from "The Legend of Heroes VI: Sora no Kiseki" to "The Legend of Heroes: Sora no Kiseki FC"
Otherwise, the 2 versions are identical in nearly every way. Later, the PSP version was localized and published by XSEED Games for North America in March 2011 as "The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky". One extra was added to the game by the localization team was that if the players try talking to a chest after opening it for its treasure, the chest will respond with quirky and humorous dialogue as a bonus. In Europe, Ghostlight Games published the game in which it was exactly like XSEED's translation.
Remastered HD Edition
High definition versions of the game and its sequels would be released on the PlayStation 3 in Japan. The evolved versions share the 3 major distinctions.
- Vividly clear HD Graphics - New graphic quality seen from the comparison on the right . Experience now on the big screen the details of the art, towns, and event scenes.
- Save Data from the PSP Version is Compatible - You can use the PSP save data being able to play on the big screen at home, and bring it along on your PSP.
- Many Extra Contents Available - All soundtracks available, new calendar wallpapers, PS3 themes, etc.
- Cross Review Golden Hall of Fame (Weekly Famitsu, October 6, 2006) (PSP)