XSEED Games will be releasing the re-release of AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed will be releasing on July 20th, 2021, on PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming launch.
AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed will officially be bringing all of its glory to the PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on July 20th, 2021. The PC version will be available on Steam, GOG, and The Humble Store by Humble Bundle. The Day 1 ’10th Anniversary Edition’ will come with a special bundle for fans that opt for it, this edition, as revealed by XSEED Games, will run a smooth $49.99, and will be available at participating retailers.
A digital base game will be available on each of the respective digital storefronts as listed above for $39.99 or a digital deluxe edition will be available exclusively for $49.99 on PlayStation 4 and PC. The upcoming release will be available to celebrate the 10th anniversary of AKIBA’S TRIP, which has never seen a release for audiences in the West.
XSEED Games has revealed that the upcoming title, will feature dual Japanese and English audio dubbing for fans that want to enjoy both or simply one or the other. This is the first major update for the game since its release in 2011 and due to that very fact, fans will get to explore an accurately modeled 2011 Akihabara, Japan’s famous electric town that’s known for its bustling streets, back alleys, and being an otaku’s paradise.
Those of you wanting to know a bit of the game can check out the trailer down below, where Nanaki, an otaku himself, will fight against mysterious creatures as a Shadow Soul, the very type of creature that attacked him, and his adventure to protect Akihabara from the paranormal threats and supernatural politics that endanger the local populace.
For Collector’s wanting to see what each of the Delux Editions have, here’s what you need to know about them as provided to us by XSEED Games and developer ACQUIRE Corp.:
The ’10th Anniversary Edition’ includes: The retail edition of the game, custom box with exclusive art, softcover artbook with over 96 pages of illustrations, commemorative short story, and concept artwork from the AKIBA’S TRIP series, original Soundtrack of 47 songs on 2 CDs
The digital deluxe edition for the PS4™ system includes: AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed game, 47-track digital soundtrack, exclusive PS4™ system theme, set of 10 avatars
The digital deluxe edition for Steam includes: AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed game, 47-track digital soundtrack, digital version of the 96-page artbook
AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed will launch in North America on July 20th, 2021, for PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch with a limited-time availability at participating retailers.
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