The Caligula Effect 2 coming to PlayStation 5 in 2023

NIS America has announced that The Caligula Effect 2 will launch for PlayStation 5 in Fall 2023.

The school-themed JRPG originally released in the West in October 2021 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, followed by a PC (Steam) release in June 2022.

The original game — The Caligula Effect: Overdose — is set to release for PlayStation 5 in May 2023.

An announcement trailer and description can be found below, via NIS America.

NIS America is excited to announce that The Caligula Effect 2 is coming to PS5TM!

Dive into a reality-warping adventure from Persona scenario-writer Tadashi Satomi and Director Takuya Yamanaka on PS5!

A virtuadoll named Regret has created the world of Redo in order to save people from their past regrets by imprisoning them in a simulation. However, this “paradise” is shaken to the core when a virtual idol named χ breaks into Regret’s virtual reality and restores one of its residents’ memories of the real world. In order to escape Redo, they reestablish the resistance group, the Go-Home Club. Together, they must fight against Regret and her enforcers, the Obbligato Musicians.

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Key Details:

  • Welcome to Tatefushi Academy: Meet the fresh faces of the Go-Home Club, whose memories are awakened by the virtuadoll, χ. Recruit other students to aid you, challenge the virtuadoll, Regret, and her Obbligato Musicians, and escape the false world of Redo!
  • Breakout Battles: Utilize the Imaginary Chain to predict your enemies’ moves and form the perfect strategy, and employ calculated techniques to gain a tactical advantage in combat.
  • An Unforgettable Paradise: Masterfully crafted story scenarios from Persona writer Tadashi Satomi and Director Takuya Yamanaka along with a pulse-pounding, vocaloid-inspired soundtrack makes the world of Redo a memorable visual and audio experience.