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Akatsuki: Lord of the Dawn

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Choose your own formations and strategies to win your battles in this real-time battle RPG!

Akatsuki: Lord of the Dawn is a real-time battle RPG where you make your own parties from a large variety of characters, use various military formations and techniques to take down your enemies.

The war between man and the demon king has ended, but the world is left ravaged. You take the role of a newly appointed lord, traveling across your lands to free your people from the remnants of the demon kings armies to bring back peace and stability once and for all.


It's been a few years since the war ended and the demon king fell, but the world is still suffering in the aftermath.

In the kingdom of Krenian, the king OdorianIV declares that the time has come to rid the kingdom of the demon kings forces, to rebuild and finally bring peace to his kingdom.

He appoints those most worthy in each region of his kingdom into new lords, tasking them with this endeavor.

One of those chosen is our protagonist, Ark Badona, in The Land of Dawn within the region of Celestia. Tasked with ridding his lands of the demon king's armies he sets out on his journey—

■Can you become a lord worthy of your people and the king's praise?!

Become a lord and play as Ark Badona, carrying out your new duties. Take on quests and fight monsters as the story unfolds, and watch Ark grow through his journey.

■Utilize battle formations in real-time combat!

Choose between 48 different convoy characters to fill up your party, and utilize the 10 unique formations to lead your forces to victory!

■Build your economy and rebuild your lands!

Build facilities for agriculture, fishing, forestry and more to rebuild the lands! Gather materials and research to create powerful weapons and armor to strengthen your troops!

■They key to victory lies in training your convoy characters!

Your convoy characters will fight automatically during battle. By raising their levels and giving them powerful equipment you can strengthen your forces, securing victory in battle. And by researching high-grade subclasses and performing class-ups you can power them up even further!

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ESRB rating

Fantasy Violence

Supported play modes




Product information

Release date

March 28, 2024

No. of players

ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

195 MB

Supported languages

English, Japanese

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This game supports:Save Data Cloud

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