Game*Spark Publishing and developer 59studio released a big update for Wizardry: The Five Ordeals that adds an English translation.
The new update adds English language support for official scenarios, a first since the classic dungeon RPG hit the platform. To celebrate, Wizardry: The Five Ordeals is on sale for 15% off.
The developers also detailed the game’s roadmap into next year. In 2022, the focus is on launching an online scenario editor (beta) and implementing bug fixes, features, and so on.
In Q1 2023, the game’s first DLC will be released, and in Q2 they’ll release the second DLC alongside the official version of the main game and the scenario editor.
Here’s a new trailer for the update:
Here’s a rundown on the new Wizardry: The Five Ordeals update:
We finally have English! New Update includes English translation for the official scenarios. The major update includes:
- English translation for the official scenarios for the first time.
- Contents of the beta version, which was deployed in March 2022, including the ability to change equipment during battle and various bug fixes.
Please note that before starting the game, please read the Official Online Manual, if possible. The content of the manual is subject to change without notice
Important – from the previous stable version:
- Location of the folder where the portraits will be placed, format from face1-20, and file name for 96x96face
- Location of the game log folder
- Location of some temporary files generated by scenario data are changed.
The new location of the game log folder is
Where to install the game\Data\Temp\GameLog
The new location of some temporary files generated by the scenario data is
Where to install the game\Data\Temp\ScenarioData
The new location of the folder where the portraits will be placed is
Where to install the game\Data\User\face
The folder format will be the same for portrait face1-20 as for face21 and onward. Also, portrait faces 1-20 are now in the same folder format as face21 and later, and the file name for 96×96 faces has been changed from face.png to face_a.png.
The file name of 96x96face has been changed from face.png to face_a.png.
Wizardry: The Five Ordeals has been available in early access since December 2021 for Windows PC (via Steam).