.hack//G.U. Last Recode arrives in the west later this year
Only a week after it was originally announced in Famitsu, Bandai Namco announced today that .hack//G.U. Last Recode will, in fact, be arriving in the west in late 2017. It will be released both physically and digitally for the PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam in North America and Europe. It will also feature a Dual Audio option with English and Japanese voiceovers, a first for the G.U. series, along with English/French/German subtitles.
Here is the full overview of the game from the publisher's press release:
.hack//G.U. Last Recode – the definitive .hack//G.U. experience for existing fans and newbies – collects the three .hack//G.U. action-RPG titles; Rebirth, Reminisce and Redemption with updated 1080p, 16:9 widescreen picture, and 60 fps frame rate, gameplay balance changes and additional features to be announced in the upcoming months.
.hack is a multimedia franchise created and developed by famed Japanese developer CyberConnect2. Comprising of video games, anime, novels, and manga, the world of .hack focuses on the mysterious events surrounding a wildly popular in-universe massively multiplayer role-playing game called The World. .hack//G.U. begins after the events of the original .hack series with players assuming the role of Haseo as he tracks down a powerful Player Killer named Tri-Edge who killed his friend’s in-game avatar Shino, and put her in a coma in real life.
In addition to offering the .hack//G.U. trilogy, .hack//G.U. Last Recode will also include enhanced battle balance and game pacing to provide an optimal experience as well as a new Cheat Mode allowing players who want to just enjoy the story to start the game with full stats.
You can view a gallery of images for the game below: