Cris Tales

Inclusive Character Customization
Experience Past, Present, and Future simultaneously in this gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs
Cris Tales is a gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs with a new perspective. Peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future -- all on one screen as you play! Beautifully hand-drawn 2D animations bring to life a world where your choices will change both the present and the future across more than 20 hours of gameplay.

Key Features

- A Love Letter to Classic JRPGs

Inspired by timeless JRPGs like Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy VI, Valkyrie Profile, and modern classics like Bravely Default and Persona 5, meet and recruit a unique cast of teammates, challenge myriad enemies, and make your way through an expansive world.

- Experience the Past, Present, and Future Simultaneously

Peer into and learn from the past, decide on actions in the present, and alter the course of the future in ways that will reshape the world dynamically depending on the choices you make.

- Master Strategic Turn-Based Combat

Warp your enemies into the past or future, synchronize attacks for enhanced group abilities, and master the timing of attack and defense to go beyond your party’s limits in combat.

- Uncover a Fascinating Story & Characters

The Empress’ plot to destroy the world is complex and layered. Use your wits and recruit powerful allies throughout the world to uncover and undo her multi-faceted web and make your way to the True Ending of this enchanting tale.

- Discover a Beautiful World

Climb aboard an airship or boat and traverse this handcrafted, dark fairytale world. From the shining kingdom of Crystallis to the slums of Saint Clarity, discover each unique location and shape its future.

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Cris Tales DLC & Add-Ons

Epic Player Ratings

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Cris Tales Ratings & Reviews

  • 46%
    Critics Recommend
  • 74
    Top Critic Average
  • Fair
    OpenCritic Rating
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by Kim Snaith
8 / 10
Regardless of its issues, there’s no denying that Cris Tales fulfils the mission its developers set out to achieve, and with gusto: this truly is a gorgeous love letter to classic JRPGs. An epic story combined with a truly beautiful visual style will keep you hooked until the credits roll. With a small update here and there, Cris Tales has all the makings of a modern classic.
Metro GameCentral
by GameCentral
7 / 10
A loving tribute to the past and present of Japanese role-players, with some impressively clever time travel powers and gorgeous artwork – although it's a shame about the random battles.
by Jordan Ramée
8 / 10
Though it doesn't quite stick the landing, Cris Tales is an enjoyable turn-based RPG adventure with a lovable story about a found family bending time to save the world.
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Cris Tales System Requirements



OSOS Version: windows 7
OSOS Version: windows 10
ProcessorIntel Core at 2.5Ghz or AMD equivalent
ProcessorIntel Core at 2.7Ghz or AMD equivalent
Memory4 GB
Memory8 GB
Storage6 GB
Storage6 GB
Direct X11
Direct X12
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti (2GB) or equivalent
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti (4GB) or equivalent
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Languages Supported
  • Audio: English
  • Text: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Chinese (Traditional + Simplified)
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