Square Enix has revealed the Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood – The Promised Day board game in Japan. This will be the first board game based on the 2009 TV anime show. The company has immediately opened pre-orders for the board game on its Japanese web store. Those in Japan can purchase the set at 4,620 yen (~$40).
The board game will support up to four players, with average playtime estimated between 30 and 45 minutes. As implied by the title, the board game will be based on The Promised Day event. All players will cooperate with each other to defeat enemy Homunculi and thwart Father’s plans. The set will include 147 cards with illustrations from the Brotherhood anime.
It is currently unknown when people outside Japan can order this board game. However, Square Enix has confirmed that the set will come with four rule books — each written in Japanese, English, German, and French.
Square Enix will release the Fullmetal Alchemist board game as part of celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary. The company is also developing a mobile game based on the franchise. Meanwhile, the title creator Hiromu Arakawa is currently working on a new manga series.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood – The Promised Day board game will be available in Japan on March 26, 2022.