NIS America bringing The Caligula Effect: Overdose to PS4, Switch, and Steam in 2019
NIS America has announced that they are bringing The Caligula Effect: Overdose to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam in 2019.
The Caligula Effect: Overdose is a reworked remaster of The Caligula Effect, a PlayStation Vita RPG developed by Aquria and localized in 2017 by Atlus USA. Overdose scraps the original game engine in favor of Unreal Engine 4, and adds a new protagonist option, new characters, new scenarios, and other tweaks to the original release. You can find more information about the changes and additions here.
A Limited Edition is available on NIS America's store [Switch / PS4] for $64.99 and includes: an official soundtrack, official hardcover art book, "Beautiful Lies" tear-resistant poster, collector's box.
Find a trailer, game overview, and screenshot set below. You can find the official website here.
About the game:
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,v (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 it alone. Befriend over 500 other students in this imaginary paradise to improve your skills in battle and ultimately return to reality.