Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is an action video game developed and published by Marvelous. The game is the third installment in the universe that began with Fate/Extra and the second one to be released outside of Japan. It was first announced in March 2016 and released in Japan in November 2016 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita consoles; its release in North America and Europe occurred in January 2017. A Nintendo Switch version is planned for release in July 2017 for all three regions. The game’s plot involved the conflict between two factions led by Nero and Tamano from Fate/Extra fighting each other over control of the Moon Cell and the Holy Grail. They are soon joined by a third faction led by Altera soon joins the fight with the intent of destroying civilization as well as Saber from Fate/stay night who wishes to stop the conflict between the three factions.
Fate/Extella is a single-player action game in which the player takes the role of a “master”, who works together with spirits known as servants, who fight large numbers of enemies. The player can customize the master, choosing their name and gender. There are sixteen playable servants in the game, divided into eight classes: Saber, Archer, Lancer, Caster, Assassin, Rider, Berserker, and Extra Class. Different servants have different fighting styles: the Saber swordswoman Nero Claudius has powerful sword skills and balanced abilities; the Caster magus Tamamo no Mae can use magic skills; and the Saber swordswoman Attila uses a violent battle style.