Arriving earlier than expected, Sega announced today that rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X is releasing on August 30 in North America and South America for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Unlike the Japan release, the PS4 version won’t include ‘HD’ in the title in the Americas.
Priced at $49.99 USD/$64.99 CAD on PS4 and $39.99 USD/$54.99 CAD on PS Vita, Project Diva X pre-orders and launch day copies will include a special pouch, complete with the symbols of the five new auras central to the new style of gameplay:
Additionally, a free update after the launch of PlayStation VR will enable VR support for the Concert Editor’s Live View mode.
Here’s the game’s description:
Hatsune Miku is back and bigger than ever on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in the upcoming rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X. For those new to Project DIVA, it is an addictive core rhythm game starring the digital singer, Hatsune Miku. Project DIVA X is driven forward though a narrative in which centers on Miku and her friends undertaking various requests as they explore the five Clouds that make up their world. For the Miku veterans, Project DIVA X has 30 songs and nearly 300 modules (costumes) that get dropped.
- Digital Singers Take Over the Living Room – Produce live concerts accessorized to the max with unlockable costumes, songs, and stages to create custom live concert starring Hatsune Miku and her friends!
- 30 Miku Tracks – An assortment of new and classic Hatsune Miku music will be yours to jam to! The songs are split into Auras and have different difficulties and challenges to complete. Project DIVA X includes new arrangements and medleys by beloved artists as well.
- Cloud Requests – Go to five different Clouds with Miku and her friends, and explore them and the challenges within. But naturally, selecting the right modules and accessories are key to fulfilling the requests. There’s also Free Play, which offers the traditional experience for Project DIVA games.
- Interact with Miku and Her Friends – Things start to get very meta for the digital singer as she and her friends discover what it’s like to live in the world of Project DIVA X – players can interact and with the characters.
Sega didn’t have any details on a European release date today.
You can read our Vita import review over here.