Utawarerumono remake announced for PS4, PS Vita [Update]
posted on 11.07.17 at 04:03 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Due out on April 26, 2018 in Japan.

Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals a remake of the original Utawarerumono, which is fully titled Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta, for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. It will launch on April 26, 2018 in Japan.

The game will be available in the following three editions:

  • Standard Edition – 6,800 yen
  • Premium Edition – 9,800 yen (includes a “Splendid Days of the Tuskuru Imperial Princess” anime Blu-ray which tells the story of a young Kuon and in which many people of Tuskuru appears, as well as a soundtrack CD and visual book)
  • Trilogy Box – 12,000 yen (likely includes Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta, Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, and Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth)
  • Aquaplus Limited Box – 29,800 yen

The remake will feature the following changes:

  • Every scene has been enhanced. All scenes are in high-definition.
  • The opening movie has been made high-resolution.
  • There is a Special Extended Mode with enhanced music.
  • Battles are set on fully 3D fields.

The magazine also mentions that Aquaplus president Naoya Shimokawa has a lot of interest in PlayStation VR, but support for Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta is not likely.

This remake is was announced with the tagline, “The starting point is now, to a new beginning.” It is said that various developments are planned beginning with this title.

Thanks, Famitsu and Ryokutya2089 (2).

Update 10:50 p.m.: More details have come in.

Premium Edition (9,800 yen)

  • Special-illustrated packaging
  • Original anime Blu-ray disc “Splendid Days of the Tuskuru Imperial Princess” – Connects the first game to the sequel. Produced by WhiteFox, script by Suga Munemitsu
  • Soundtrack CD
  • Visual book

Trilogy Box (12,000 yen)

  • A copy of Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono he no Komoriuta
  • A copy of Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception
  • A copy of Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

Aquaplus Limited Box (only sold through an official mail-order website) (29,800 yen)

  • Everything in the Premium Edition
  • Special-make folding fan set made by a long-standing folding fan shop in Kyoto
  • Ryouka Yuzuki-signed autograph card (actually signed by the person, not mass produced)
  • Special-illustrated B2 tapestry
  • An original B2 tapestry
  • Mukkuru plush key holder
  • Original teacup
  • Special-make hand towel

Interview Tidbits

  • The game was originally planned for release between January and March, but it was moved to April to give it more breathing room.
  • A new title will be announced soon after this game’s release. From now on, they will be releasing related titles with good tempo.
  • The opening movie has been made high-resolution, but Suara’s “Kimi Dake no Tabiji” is still in place.
  • “Special Extended Mode” features background music from the Utawarerumono series’ games and anime selected to suit each scene.
  • The original background music has been completely rearranged, as have the opening and ending themes, and songs have been re-recorded.
  • There are no additional characters or episodes.

Thanks, Ryokutya2089.

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