Spike Chunsoft will release Steins;Gate Elite physically and digitally for PlayStation 4 and Switch, and for PC via Steam, in North America and Europe in 2018, the company announced.
In Japan, Steins;Gate Elite will also be released for PS Vita.
The western release will feature English text with Japanese audio.
The PlayStation 4 and PC versions will include a high-definition remake of Steins;Gate Phenogram, which is a collection of 10 additional stories written by renowned writers such as Kotaro Uchikoshi.
The Switch version will include Steins;Gate 8-bit, a special 8-bit graphics and chiptune version of Steins;Gate developed by series creator Chiyomaru Shikura.
Details on how to obtain the bonus games will be announced soon.
Here is an overview of the Steins;Gate series and Steins;Gate Elite, via Spike Chunsoft:
About the Steins;Gate series
In 2009, 5pb. and Nitroplus created the award-winning science-fiction, interactive visual novel known as Steins;Gate. Since then, the series has spawned a manga, drama CDs, a movie, a live action stage play, and an anime, including an upcoming anime Steins;Gate 0, and is loved by fans worldwide.
About Steins;Gate Elite
Now, as Steins;Gate Elite, the game is fully remastered with animated scenes from the anime, creating a perfectly new, immersive experience. follows a rag-tag band of tech-savvy young students who discover the means of changing the past via e-mail using a modified microwave. Their experiments in pushing the boundaries of time begin to spiral out of control as they become entangled in a conspiracy surrounding SERN, the organization behind the Large Hadron Collider, and John Titor, who claims to be from a dystopian future.
- Fully Animated Adventure – Indulge in all the beautiful animation from 24 episodes of the Steins;Gate anime.
- A New Way to Time Leap – Experience the world of Steins;Gate with this remastered, ultimate version that features newly animated sequences for certain endings.
- Branching Storylines – Every choice you make has its own consequence, shifting the world line closer or farther from reaching 1% divergence, providing a multitude of animated endings.