The North American release date has been listed by Amazon for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II. The direct sequel is currently slated to arrive on the 6th of September. If you are interested, you can preorder the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita Japanese role-playing game with this link from the shopping website.
Being a direct sequel, you will be able to carry your save data from the first game to the second title. By doing so, you will be able to get bonus stats and items in addition to being able to maintain your relationships with characters.
In the sequel, you will be able to bond with your allies in order to unlock combat benefits. The new Overdrive mode will also let you use up three turns in a row by linking up your party members. The Thors attendees can now be found in multiple regions as well, allowing you to recruit them in order to unlock exclusive shops and other benefits. Last but not least, you will have access to Angelica’s customizable orbal bike, a personalized airship and horses for transportation.
So, if you are a fan of the first game, you should definitely check out The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II when it launches later this year.