Ar nosurge Plus coming west in July

Koei Tecmo confirms localization for updated PS Vita release.

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star will come to PS Vita via digital download in North America on July 2 for $39.99 and in Europe on July 1.

The “7-Dimension RPG,” an update to the original PlayStation 3 game, includes new costumes, “Purification” partners, and some downloadable content pre-loaded on the game cartridge. There’s also dual audio (English and Japanese).

Get the full rundown below.

About

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star is a fantasy, sci-fi, ‘7-Dimension’ RPG that takes place in a world where music and song can create magic. It tells the compelling story of a civilization that lost their planet and has been roaming the edge of space for 2000 years in search of a new home. The player follows two sets of characters: Delta and Casty, whose goal is to protect humanity and save the world, and Ion and Earthes, who are trying to find Ion a way home to Earth. The player can change between both pairs and discover a way to combine their storylines and strengths to eventually solve the mystery that shrouds their on-going struggles.

Updates from the PlayStation 3 version

  • New Costumes
    • New costumes for the four main characters (Delta, Earthes, Casty, and Ion)
    • Beat the game to unlock even more costumes for the above four characters
    • New “Purification” costumes for the additional characters
  • New “Purification” Partners
    • Sarly, Nelo, and Shurelia can be selected as conversation partners during Purification.
  • DLC Additions
    • Some DLC available from the previous version comes pre-loaded!
  • Updates and Balancing
    • Full featured tutorial
    • Synthesis Shop Events viewable from menu

View the first set of English screenshots at the gallery.

Update 2:27 p.m.: A limited physical version is planned for North America.

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