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Neptunia Virtual Stars Launches in the West March 2 on PS4, March 29 on Steam

Neptunia Virtual Stars Release Date

Idea Factory International have announced the western release date for action Vtuber RPG Neptunia Virtual Stars.

As previously reported, the CPUs have been hurled into Virtualand- which is being invaded by aliens attempting to steal the digital world’s content and Virtual YouTubers. Players fight in action RPG combat, using the game’s various mechanics to keep refilling their MP and weaken foes. During boss battles, bosses become weaker and stronger depending on what part of the background music is playing.

Neptunia Virtual Stars launches in the west on March 2nd on PlayStation 4 (in North America, March 5th in Europe), and March 29th on Windows PC (via Steam). Both will feature Japanese voice-overs and English subtitles.

You can find the new teaser trailer below.

In addition, the Limited Edition version was detailed. For $109.99 USD via the IFI Online Store; it includes the game, a steel game case, official art book, original soundtrack, vinyl soundtrack, collector’s box, and trading card. The PlayStation 4 version also includes a reversible cover sleeve.

You can find the full rundown on the game below.

Story
Enter Virtualand – a digital world that exists alongside the networks of various dimensions. Within Virtualand lies the planet Emote – a planet faced with extinction due to the maleficent group of Content destroyers known as Antis.

In an act of desperation, the Digital Goddess of the planet Emote, Faira, sends a distress signal to other dimensions in hopes to find a savior of this planet.

And the saviors that were reached? The rising Vtuber stars, Me and You, members of MEWTRAL, as well as the Goddesses of Gamindustri: Neptune, Noire, Blanc, and Vert!

Can MEWTRAL and the Goddesses band together and save the planet Emote from complete destruction?

Key Features
Switch Up & Keep Movin’ – Seamlessly switch perspectives between the four Goddesses & playable VTubers in fast-paced hack ‘n’ slash battles. Rock enemies with lightning-fast combos and glide across the map to dodge incoming attacks.

Feel the BeatTik Rhythm – Keep tempo in the BeatTik rhythm game! Accessorize your favorite characters and have them groove to your favorite Neptunia Virtual Stars tracks. Record your BeatTik performance, then use the video on the Video Battler section to unlock unique items, songs, and even more dance moves!

Take your EMOtions to Overdrive – The Emotional Overdrive special attack can bring the Goddesses and Vtubers to a harmonious victory. Fill up the Emote Gauge to activate your Emotional Overdrive and watch the Vtubers come to life. You may even find yourself receiving extra loot for your stunning performance!

Rescue a Vtuber, Save the Planet – Find and save the Vtubers scattered throughout Virtualand! Do you find yourself falling flat in battle? With the Guest Connect System, Vtubers can support you with their special powers to topple any enemy!

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