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Bravely Default II

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Bravely Default II is a traditional JRPG whose formulaic structure can feel slightly tedious, but innovative combat mechanics and a wide variety of in-game enemies make it a joy to play.
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Bravely Default II is a traditional JRPG whose formulaic structure can feel slightly tedious, but innovative combat mechanics and a wide variety of in-game enemies make it a joy to play.

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51% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

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Seth G. Macy (IGN)

Bravely Default 2 is a long, familiar JRPG journey with excellent customizable combat and beautiful backdrops that pass the time as you work through its extended stretches of grinding.

February 25, 2021 |

Square Enix’s line of retro JRPGs continues with an all-new world and tale for Bravely Default, though some of the old problems persist.

February 25, 2021 |
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Martin Robinson (Eurogamer)
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Steve Watts (GameSpot)

Bravely Default 2 brings the throwback RPG series to Nintendo Switch, but the loss of modern quality-of-life features make this a decidedly grindy experience.

February 26, 2021 |

Seth G. Macy (IGN)

8/10 - (Read Review)

Bravely Default 2 is a long, familiar JRPG journey with excellent customizable combat and beautiful backdrops that pass the time as you work through its extended stretches of grinding.

Martin Robinson (Eurogamer)

Recommended - (Read Review)

Square Enix’s line of retro JRPGs continues with an all-new world and tale for Bravely Default, though some of the old problems persist.

Steve Watts (GameSpot)

6/10 - (Read Review)

Bravely Default 2 brings the throwback RPG series to Nintendo Switch, but the loss of modern quality-of-life features make this a decidedly grindy experience.

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A new world, a new story, and all-new Heroes of Light await in an original RPG experience arriving on the Nintendo Switch system in 2020! This successor to the original Bravely Default game comes from the team that brought you the Bravely series and Octopath Traveler, and features music from Revo (Sound Horizon/Linked Horizon), acclaimed composer of the Bravely Default soundtrack.

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