Fate/Extella Link

Rating Summary

Based on 37 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

76%

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Based on 37 critic reviews
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8 / 10
Jun 16, 2019

Fate/Extella Link is the richest entry in the series thanks to its more in-depth combat system and to the wealth and variety of characters, multiple customization options and their contribution to the game's plot.

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3.5 / 5.0
Jun 3, 2019

The game does get repetitive fast, but the fast-paced action and short missions are enough to keep players thoroughly entertained, especially in short bursts.

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7 / 10.0
May 5, 2019

Good old fashioned and accessible Warriors-style action wrapped in a story full of pre-established lore from the Fate series. Particularly great for those new to Musou.

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Apr 24, 2019

Whilst the muddled story that immediately assumes you know the lore found in previous titles limits the draw of the campaign, Fate/EXTELLA LINK easily provides a surprisingly deep, content-rich adventure that is certain to become a time-sink should you let yourself go unchecked.

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Ofisil

Top Critic

6 / 10
Apr 16, 2019

Fate/Extella Link continues offering the same entertaining blend of musou action and RPG-like progression, in a package that is bigger and better. Still, unless a big fan of the franchise, it's not exactly a must-have, as it mostly feels like an improvement that generally keeps things annoyingly safe.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 15, 2019

If you’re a fan of musou games or the Fate franchise of games/anime, this is pretty much a no brainer for you. Pick up post haste! If you’re not a big fan of musou games, the Fate series or traps, Extella Link is still might be worth a pick up, at least to try it out.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 12, 2019

Fate/EXTELLA LINK builds on The Umbral Star very well in terms of visuals, gameplay, and mechanics.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 10, 2019

Whether you are a fan of the series or not, Fate/EXTELLA LINK is rather fun, it's filled to the brim with action, and allows for fans both new and old to familiarize themselves with a healthy roster of well-established servants. It ensures that no one encounter will ever be experienced exactly the same and sets itself leagues ahead of some of its competitor titles, making it an absolute must-have for Musou fans.

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Top Critic

7.4 / 10.0
Mar 31, 2019

Divisive in nearly every facet, Fate/EXTELLA LINK is a game that lovingly caters to its demographic, however limited it may be.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 29, 2019

GOOD - Fate/Extella Link features lots of improvements over the previous release, but it still suffers from some of the pitfalls the last title had and does have a steep learning curve for those unfamiliar with the franchise. Hack and slash action aficionados will find a lot to like here!

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