Today Spike Chunsoft announced with a press release that Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne will be released in the west.
The game was announced a few days ago for Japan and today we learn that the western release will come for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam this winter.
The console versions will also have a physical day-one edition including a set of pins also teasing a brand new character yet to be revealed.
A Collector’s Edition will also include a Steelcase, an art book, and a soundtrack.
The standard edition (including the Day One edition) will cost $59.99, while the Collector’s Edition will be priced at $89.99.
The genre is “tactical adventure,” which basically means a hybrid between a tactical RPG and a visual novel.
Below you can check out a few localized screenshots and an official description of Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne.
One month after Subaru’s new life in another world began, an emissary sent by the royal castle suddenly appears with news that the royal selection has been postponed, but offers no reason as to why. The postponement of this grand event that decides the next ruler of the Kingdom of Lugunica stirs Subaru and his friends into action. They return to the royal capital only to find that a sixth candidate has claimed their stake for the throne. But the Dragon Stone prophesizes that only five candidates would be chosen. With one candidate being an imposter, suspicions are immediately cast toward one woman in particular: Emilia. What answers lie beyond the mysterious web of assassinations, betrayal, and conspiracies…?
- Enjoy a new Re:ZERO storyline, fully supervised by the series author Tappei Nagatsuki!
- Featuring brand new characters designed by the original artist Shinichirou Otsuka as well as your favorites from the series!