Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 27th Aug 2007, 800 points
  • EU 10th Aug 2007, 800 points
  • JP 26th Jun 2007, 800 points

Wii U (Wii U eShop)

  • JP 10th Jul 2013, ¥800

Wii U eShop

  • EU 5th Sep 2013, £5.49
  • US 5th Sep 2013, $7.99

New Nintendo 3DS (3DS eShop)

  • EU 6th Oct 2016, £7.19
  • US 24th Nov 2016, $7.19

Nintendo Switch Online (Subscription)

  • Available Now
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  • Review Breath of Fire II (Wii U eShop / SNES)

    Understandably lacking in freshness

    The Super NES was home to what are still considered by many to be a some of the finest RPG experiences ever produced. It's a predictable lineup of big names, and Breath of Fire II doesn't often get a mention. If it was overshadowed in the past it perhaps has an early opportunity to earn new fans on the young Wii U...

  • Review Breath of Fire II (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

    A breath of fresh air

    Capcom’s Breath of Fire series isn’t really respected that much these days. The last instalment — the underrated Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter for the PS2 — was a bit too different from previous games and didn’t really make the impact Capcom possibly hoped for. Compare this to the fanfare that followed the release...

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About The Game

Featuring a wide range of characters and personalities and a vast, endless world to explore, Breath of Fire II is the sequel to the original smash-hit role-playing game.

In a world set 500 years after the previous installment, in a frontier village known as Gate, the father and sister of a young boy known as Ryu are suddenly abducted. Strangely, all the villagers appear to have completely forgotten everything about the incident, and Ryu has instantly become an orphan.At a church Ryu meets Bow, another orphan in a similar predicament, and they slip away from town together to begin their adventure.

Multiple gameplay viewpoints are featured in the game (such as the quarter-view perspective during battles that made the original game so popular) while using exciting abilities like shaman fusing and dragon transformations, and help these two heroes complete their mission!