Today Atlus USA finally revealed the western release date of the upcoming Catherine remake Catherine: Full Body.
The game will launch in North America and Europe on Sept. 3. While many expected additional platforms to be revealed, only PS4 has been announced. Of course, the PS Vita version remains exclusive to Japan.
A trailer has been released, which you can watch below.
If you’re unfamiliar with the game, you can read a few bullet points directly from the press release.
- A Full-Bodied Remaster: The captivating tale of 2011’s award-winning Catherine returns in Catherine: Full Body – bigger and better than before. Improved visuals and gameplay, brand-new music, enhanced multiplayer options, and much more await in this enticing new package.
- From a Love Triangle to a Love Square: Explore brand-new branching story paths centering around the arrival of the mysterious amnesiac, Rin. Dozens of new cutscenes and animated cinematics have been added to delve even deeper into Vincent’s complicated present life, as well as his past.
- Puzzling Puzzles – If You Desire: Looking for a challenge? Catherine: Full Body contains over 500 puzzles, over twice that of the original game! Additionally, ‘Arrange Mode’ adds complex linked blocks to once-familiar levels, requiring new techniques and strategies to conquer them.
- It’s Not Cheating: Just looking to enjoy the story? ‘Safety Mode’ gives players the option to skip any puzzle, letting you sit back and enjoy Vincent’s tragic tale.
On top of that, the voice cast of the original game will return, on top of a new addition:
- Troy Baker as Vincent, our tormented main character
- Laura Bailey as Catherine, the flirtatious and bewitching girl of Vincent’s dreams
- Michelle Ruff as Katherine, Vincent’s long-term girlfriend with plans of settling down
- Also, introducing Brianna Knickerbocker as Catherine: Full Body‘s new central character, Rin,the mysterious amnesiac who suddenly shows up in Vincent’s life one day, potentially changing his life forever
The west will also get a “Heart’s Desire” Premium Edition priced at $79.99, including the following goodies.
- Sheep Plush: Be a part of the herd with a fluffy Sheep Plush, complete with Vincent’s pink polka dot boxers! (Approximately 5″ in length)
- Soundtrack CD: The perfect pairing for a full-bodied bottle of wine – this CD contains a compilation of musical tracks from Catherine: Full Body.
- Hardcover Art Book: Lead Designer Shigenori Soejima’s tantalizing illustrations fill this gorgeous hardcover art book.
- Metal Case: Protect your deepest, darkest secrets in this metal game case featuring Rin, Catherine, and Katherine.
Those who will pre-order or get the game at release will get the Launch Edition for $59.99. It comes with a collectible metal case displaying the three heroines Rin, Catherine, and Katherine.
You can check out both editions in the gallery below, alongside a few screenshots.
If you want to reserve your copy, physical pre-orders of Catherine: Full Body are going up today at select retailers.
If you want to see more about the game, you can also check out the most recent Japanese trailer, which included a theme song performed by the Tokyo-based pop band Sekai no Owari.
A demo of Catherine: Full Body was also recently released in Japan and it included a track that is said to be a remixed version of one that will come with Studio Zero’s next game, the mysterious Project Re Fantasy.