The Caligula Effect: Overdose coming west for PS4, Switch, and PC in early 2019
NIS America localizing the Unreal Engine 4 remake.
The Caligula Effect: Overdose is coming to PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in North America and Europe in early 2019, publisher NIS America announced at Anime Expo 2018.
A $64.99 limited edition including a copy of the game, official soundtrack, official hardcover art book, “Beautiful Lies” tear-resistant poster, and collector’s box is currently available for pre-order on the NIS America Online Store (PS4, Switch).
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
Mobius. An idyllic world that exists for the sake of letting people forget about the pain and problems of reality. In this world created by a sentient vocaloid program, μ (Mu), reality and fantasy has become blurred, allowing people to relive their high school years in bliss. Yet in this seemingly beautiful and perfect world, something is amiss. Escape from this false paradise with your fellow students and return to reality in The Caligula Effect: Overdose!
- An Overdose of New Features – The Caligula Effect: Overdose boasts enhanced visuals and gameplay! Explore new scenarios, endings, and the “Forbidden Musician Route” while escaping the virtual world of Mobius.
- The New Faces of Kishimai High – Play as the newly added female protagonist! Plus, meet two new members of the Go-Home Club, who each have their own new Ostinato Musician to face.
- Use the Imaginary Chain! – Turn-based battle meets exhilarating action in this refined JRPG battle system! Develop a flawless strategy after using the Imaginary Chain to predict what your enemies will do next!
- Unite and Escape – Sometimes, it’s hard to go at it alone. Befriend over 500 other students in this imaginary paradise to improve your skills in battle and ultimately return to reality.
Watch the announcement trailer below. Visit the official website here.