Spike Chunsoft has announced a delay for AI: The Somnium Files.
The game will forgo its planned July 25th worldwide release date for one a bit later – on September 17th in North America and on September 19th in Japan. The new European release date will be announced “soon.”
“We deeply apologize for the change, but we would like to assure the community that it was necessary to ensure the best product possible,” Spike Chunsoft said in a press release. “We know our fans are eagerly anticipating this title, and we will continue to strive to meet your expectations.”
The game is planned for a release across Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.
Here’s a rundown on the game:
The mind never lies…
In a near-future Tokyo, detective Kaname Date is on the case of a mysterious serial killer. Date must investigate crime scenes as well as dreams on the hunt for clues. From the mind of Kotaro Uchikoshi (Zero Escape series director), with character design by the Yusuke Kozaki (No More Heroes, Fire Emblem series), a thrilling neo-noir detective adventure is about to unfold.
One rainy night in November, a woman’s body is found at an abandoned theme park, mounted on a merry-go-round horse. She had been stabbed repeatedly, and her left eye was gouged out.
Kaname Date of the Metropolitan Police Department arrives on the scene. He recognizes the woman. Suddenly, he hears a noise from inside the merry-go-round.
He breaks into the merry-go-round’s central column to find a young girl. And in her hands, she grips a bloody ice pick…