KonoSuba: Labyrinth of Hope and Gathering Adventurers Plus Announced, Coming Soon to Switch and PS4 in Japan

Entergram have announced a new “Plus” version of the RPG KonoSuba: Labyrinth of Hope and Gathering Adventurers, based off the popular KonoSuba anime series.

Originally announced in a tweet on Entergram’s official Twitter account, the new “KonoSuba Plus” game will release with new content and limited edition illustrations for fans. The details for other new content have yet to be announced.

\#このすば 新情報‼️/

ダンジョンRPG『この素晴らしい世界に祝福を!~希望の迷宮と集いし冒険者たち~』に新要素を追加したPlus版が、PS4/Nintendo Switch™に登場

\#KonoSuba New Information!!/

Dungeon RPG “Bless this wonderful world! -A new version of “A Labyrinth of Hopes and Gathering Adventurers”” is [appearing] on PS4/Nintendo Switch™

Translation: Google Translate (Adjusted)

The original game’s full title is Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kibou no Meikyuu to Tsudoishi Boukenshatachi (Bless this wonderful world! The Labyrinth of Hope and Gathering Adventurers).

The KonoSuba RPG is a first person dungeon crawler in the same vein as the Etrian Odyssey franchise. Players explore dungeons from a first person perspective with random encounters.

While originally released only on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, the new KonoSuba Plus will release on the Nintendo Switch in addition to a rerelease on the PlayStation 4. A release date for KonoSuba Plus has yet to be announced.

You can find the official gameplay video below.

KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! began as a novel series in 2012 by author Natsume Akatsuki. KonoSuba follows Kazuma Satou, a shut-in who initially lives in modern day Japan.

After meeting an untimely death, he is given the opportunity to reincarnate in a fantasy world by the goddess Aqua. After being allowed to choose some manner of powerful ability, Kazuma chooses to have the goddess herself accompany him on his journey, much to her dismay.

In 2016 an anime series for KonoSuba premiered from Studio Deen, which ran for two seasons through 2017. Most recently in 2019 a movie KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! Legend of Crimson received a theatrical release in Japan and select theaters in the United States.

KonoSuba: Labyrinth of Hope and Gathering Adventurers Plus is coming soon to Japan for Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4.

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Image: KonoSuba: Labyrinth of Hope and Gathering Adventurers Plus official website

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