Hot on the heels of its initial reveal, NIS America has announced a western release for The Caligula Effect 2.
The FuRyu-developed RPG is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch sometime this fall in North America and Europe. The game will include Japanese voicework with English subtitles. The Caligula Effect 2 was originally announced for a Japanese release on June 24th.
Pre-orders for a $99.99 limited edition are now up on the NIS America online Store. The limited edition includes: The Caligula Effect 2 for PS4™ or Nintendo Switch, “The Artwork of The Caligula Effect 2” Hardcover Art Book, “Regret and χ Vocal Collection” 2-Disc Soundtrack, Tatefushi Academy School Bag, “Regret and χ Vocal Collection” Digital Download + 3 Bonus Limited Edition-Exclusive Tracks, Tatefushi Academy Student ID, and a Collector’s Box.
Here’s a rundown on the game, via NIS America:
Dive into a reality-warping adventure from Persona scenario-writer Tadashi Satomi and Director Takuya Yamanaka!
A virtuadoll named Regret has created the world of Redo in order to save people from their past regrets by imprisoning them in a simulation. However, this “paradise” is shaken to the core when a virtual idol named χ breaks into Regret’s virtual reality and restores a high school student’s memories of the real world. In order to escape Redo, they reestablish the Go-Home Club, a resistance group that seeks to fight against Regret and her enforcers, the Obbligato Musicians.
- Welcome to Tatefushi Academy: Meet the fresh faces of the Go-Home Club, whose memories are awakened by the virtuadoll, χ. Recruit other students to aid you, challenge the virtuadoll, Regret, and her Obbligato Musicians, and escape the false world of Redo!
- Breakout Battles: Seize the tactical advantage by utilizing the Imaginary Chain to predict your enemies’ moves and execute the perfect attack sequence.
- An Unforgettable Paradise: Scenario-writer Tadashi Satomi and Director Takuya Yamanaka have masterfully crafted this tale of Redo, adorning it with a pulse-pounding, vocaloid-inspired soundtrack.