The Caligula Effect: Overdose Western Release Dates Set for March 2019

NIS America has announced the western release dates for The Caligula Effect: Overdose.

The FuRyu-developed adventure-thriller game will launch across Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on March 12th, 2019 in North America, March 15th in Europe, and March 22nd in Australia and New Zealand.

Featured above, you can view a new trailer showcasing the Imaginary Chain battle system, which has been refined in the new game.

Here’s a rundown on the game:


Mobius. An idyllic world that exists for the sake of letting people forget about the pain and problems of reality. In this world created by a sentient vocaloid program, μ (Mu), reality and fantasy has become blurred, allowing people to relive their high school years in bliss. Yet in this seemingly beautiful and perfect world, something is amiss. Escape from this false paradise with your fellow students and return to reality in The Caligula Effect: Overdose!

Key Features

  • An Overdose of New Features – The Caligula Effect: Overdose boasts enhanced visuals and gameplay! Explore new scenarios, endings, and the “Forbidden Musician Route” while escaping the virtual world of Mobius.
  • The New Faces of Kishimai High – Play as the newly added female protagonist! Plus, meet two new members of the Go-Home Club, who each have their own new Ostinato Musician to face.
  • Use the Imaginary Chain! – Turn-based battle meets exhilarating action in this refined JRPG battle system! Develop a flawless strategy after using the Imaginary Chain to predict what your enemies will do next!
  • Unite and Escape – Sometimes, it’s hard to go at it alone. Befriend over 500 other students in this imaginary paradise to improve your skills in battle and ultimately return to reality
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