iOS Game of the Week: Octopath Traveler — Champions of the Continent is so good, I can’t believe it’s free-to-play

Each time you faucet open Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, you are prompted with a disclaimer that reads:

Screenshot of opening disclaimer in Octopath Travler: Champions of the Continent.

(Picture credit score: Future / Kevin Cortez)

It is a message that surprises me every time I open Octopath Traveler: CotC. The truth that Sq. Enix desires gamers to know A) they will possible spend plenty of time taking part in this recreation (as one does with the writer’s RPGs) and B) it isn’t essential to toy with its monetization efforts to speed up the sport’s story, is a wild notice to relay to people each time they play. And but, relating to taking part in the precise recreation, I can not assist however take into consideration the message. Largely as a result of, properly, Octopath Traveler: CotC is so rattling good, it is virtually unfair to name it a gacha recreation.