Cytus Alpha will launch for Switch digitally on April 25 and physically on May 14 in North America, publishers PM Studios and Acttil announced. First-print copies of the physical edition will include a special CD featuring music from “Chapter Omega” packaged with the game in an exclusive box.
PM Studios told Gematsu that it is still working out the European release date, but has nothing to confirm or announce at this point in time.
In Japan, Cytus Alpha will launch both physically and digitally on April 25.
Here is an overview of the game, via PM Studios:
Cytus Alpha is a rhythm game featuring a futuristic graphical style, which includes more than 200 songs from the original Cytus and new tracks created for Cytus Alpha. Players will use the Nintendo Switch’s unique Touch controls to hit notes with maximum control. There is also an online mode, where players can engage in score battles with other rhythm fanatics.
- Music: More than 200 tracks from the original release with over 400 charts. The game also includes additional unreleased songs, including exclusive songs from Cytus Omega, which are available in Chapter Omega! and collaborations from Chapter Omega!
- Visuals: Mesmerizing futuristic graphics with a new UI developed specifically for Nintendo Switch!
- Story: An in-depth data system for diving into even deeper story engagement!
- Difficulty: Easy and Hard modes to satisfy beginners and veteran rhythm game players alike, and various musical tastes such as pop, jazz, trance, hardcore and more!
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