New .hack game announced
posted on 12.20.11 at 08:01 PM EDT by (@salromano)
More information after CG movie release.

This week’s Famitsu confirmed a new .hack game in development. Its title and platform are still to be announced, but the magazine teases more information to arrive shortly after .hack//Sekai no Mukou Ni‘s (a CG movie) Japanese theatrical release on January 21.

Famitsu interviewed CyberConnect2 CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama, who shared first details on the game.

According to Matsuyama, the character in the screenshot may or may not be .hack//GU‘s Haseo. Asked by Famitsu if the character is indeed the GU star, Matsuyama teased that he could not yet say. Different from GU, however, Matsuyama said the new game will reach for a more photo realistic style.

Development on the project initially began around the same time the CG movie. The game is set a year after the movie, in the year 2025, so the two may be related.

Thanks, Hachimaki.

  • FearMonkey

    I will buy it at a high price. O_O

    • FaithlessMr

      @FearMonkey:
      “Ahaha, Thank you!”

      And yeah, same here. I kinda knew this would happen, but dang, it’s so awesome to know we’ll get a new .hack game!!

  • Sal Romano

    !!!

    Please be a PS3/360 release. Please.

  • LovesJapanManga

    Playstation 3 version for the win… Uh… Yeah…

  • chinglee

    PS3/360 PLEASE :3

  • kai91

    ps3! ps3, preaseee…

  • Saane

    I with everyone else on this! PS3/360!

  • chinglee
  • FaithlessMr

    It does look HD, assuming the pictures shown are indeed real time.

  • Chaos Raiden

    PS3, please. dot Hack games are really good.

  • FinalFantasy_fangirl

    Excellent news!!
    hmmm….PS3/360 Please!

  • Devoted

    .haaackkkkkk!!!!

    *calms down*

    *looks at .hack// ps2 collection*

    Can’t wait :p

  • RyougaZell

    Heh… it would be quite ironic for this to release on the 360 considering the in-jokes the initial hacks had saying the virus that destroyed the net was transferred through a certain wide spread OS called only ‘w’ which caused the net to die.

    First day buy for me… hopefully this game does reach America this time. I’m still sad (and bitter) about LINK.

  • go-go-boy

    Q_Q …………FUCK YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG THIS IS THE BEST DAMN THING I HAVE SEEN ALL DAY CYBERCONNECT 2 BUDDY YOU HAVE MY GOT DAMN MONEY ^_________________^

  • GAMEMASTER

    TAKE MY MONEY! >:O

  • JTX09

  • zakou

    OHHH MYYYYYY FUUUUUUUUCKINNNG GODD!! YES

  • captainhowdy

    I missed out on the PS2 collection. I hope they make an HD Collection so I can play it.

    I’m interested in this annoucement.

  • Noctis

    looks like a psv title to me
    but I hope it is PS3 game of HD collection

  • Charlie

    I feel left out :(
    (I’ve never played a Hack game before).

  • Aldridge517

    :)

  • http://Flickr.com/mdemolish mdemolish

    Always .hack coming 2 playstation <3

    Sure For ps3

  • http://www.espadakiller.wordpress.com EspadaKiller

    Oh yes! PS3/360 release please!!!!

  • Sovereign Gale

    The World’s character customization, I’ve come to believe, totally blows. Why else would every new installment completely and utterly recycle old character models, even when completely different players are almost always behind them? I’m sure that this is intended as a throwback to the previous entries in the series (and whether or not this is actually Haseo is unconfirmed), but at this point, it’s just become tedious. The up and coming movie will start the 345th Kite.

  • Jackle

    PS3/360 release. PS3/360 release. PS3/360 release.
    -continues mantra-

  • Sal Romano

    I hope CC2 releases these images online this week (not just to Famitsu.com – to all of the Japanese press). I’d like to have something direct-feed to look at until the CG movie comes out in January.

  • Grayback
  • Locksus

    I’ve never played or even heard of this series but considering that everyone here is excited I’ll just assume it’s awesome. Have to look it up someday.

  • ramestre

    Well… .hack//G.U. is one of the best RPG’s I’ve played in my whole life…

    OF COURSE I WANT CC2 TO TAKE AWAY MY BLOOD AND MONEY <3

    JUST PLEASE… Please… May it be a new .hack// like G.U.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/MightySpiritAMV MightySpirit

    This announcement made my day. I adore the G.U. games, so seeing some form of a related game (just the fact that there’s Haseo’s PC) is amazing news. I just hope the game will end up getting localized.