Artdink has released new information and screenshots of A-Train Express introducing the game’s Diorama Mode, Guide Movies, and confirming mouse and keyboard support.
Get the details below.
■ Diorama Mode
A mode that lets you appreciate the city you developed transformed into diorama. Experience a railroad model cityscape that feels like a diorama.
The mode has four types, and you can select a scale for each gauge including the “N Gauge” spopular in Japan, the “HO Gauge,” and more:
- N Gauge Mode scaling 1/150
- H0 Gauge Mode scaling 1/80
- 0 Gauge Mode scaling 1/45
For each gauge, the map is cut at a fixed size, and up to 10 vehicles can be brought in. If you register your favorite places as viewpoints, you can quickly transform them into dioramas. Fine-tuning is also easy.
With this mode, you can experience an A-Train different from the ordinary, where you can appreciate the details of trains, the city, and more.
Additionally, users who have PlayStation VR can go into and view the diorama worlds from their favorite angles. Become a giant and overlook the city, and try chasing after your favorite vehicles…
■ Guide Movies
A-Train Express includes guide movies that will enable beginners to play with peace of mind. A total of 24 video guides are being prepared for each situation, which will support users in learning the controls and how to play.
The list of videos are as follows:
- Subsidiary Construction
- Bus Stop and Delivery Location Establishment
- Bus / Truck Buying and Placement
- Railway Schedule Wizard
- Belt Line
- Train Revisions
- Point Creation
- Subsidiary Sale
- Payment of Taxes
- Follow, Car Window, and Driving Modes
- VR Mode
- Landmark Funds
- Screen Viewpoints
- Camera Control
- Which City?
- Checking Management Situation
- Station Construction
- Track Construction
- Train Buying and Placement
- Checking Passenger Amount and Income / Expenditure
- Freight Traffic Line
- Material Plants and Material Placement
- Railway Schedule Settings
■ Mouse and Keyboard Support
A-Train Express will feature mouse and keyboard support. When a mouse is plugged in, a cursor will appear on the screen.
A-Train Express is due out for PlayStation 4 on December 21 in Japan.
View the screenshots at the gallery.