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  STEINS;GATE ELITE now available for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4!!
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02/19/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Ready to play the Anime?

Munich, Germany, February 19 2019 – Japan-based video game development company Spike Chunsoft is proud to announce the launch of STEINS;GATE ELITE for Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4. Ten years after its initial release, STEINS;GATE is back and fully animated!! Enjoy newly created anime scenes and an unforgettable story! Don’t forget about the exclusive content that comes with each platform. 8-BIT ADV STEINS;GATE comes with the Nintendo Switch™ version, and STEINS;GATE: Linear Bounded Phenogram comes with the PlayStation®4 version.

Trailer on YouTube: https://youtu.be/nuaN5Gx7_Rc

In STEINS;GATE ELITE players will follow a group of young, tech-savvy “lab members” who discover the means of changing the past via e-mail using a modified microwave. Their experiments in pushing the boundaries of time begin to spiral out of control as they become entangled in a conspiracy surrounding SERN, the organization behind the Large Hadron Collider, and John Titor, who claims to be from a dystopian future.

STEINS;GATE ELITE Limited Edition

Limited Edition includes:

•    100+ page Hardcover Storyboard Collection — Storyboards for the newly-created animated scenes specifically for STEINS;GATE ELITE. Kenichi Kawamura, director of the STEINS;GATE 0 anime series, was in charge of creating each storyboard.

•    Exclusive Cloth Poster – Features original artwork designed specifically for this limited edition.

•    Custom Outer Box

STEINS;GATE ELITE Key Facts

Platforms:    Nintendo Switch™ and PlayStation®4

Release:    Available Now

Developers:    MAGES./5pb.

Genre:    Visual Novel/Adventure

Players:    1

Languages:    English text and Japanese audio

Copyright:    

©MAGES./5pb./Chiyo St. Inc. ©2009 MAGES./5pb./Nitroplus STEINS;GATE Partners. STEINS;GATE is a trademark of MAGES./5pb./Nitroplus. Licensed to and Published by Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. and Spike Chunsoft, Inc.

About Spike Chunsoft, Inc.

Established in December 2017, Spike Chunsoft, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. Located in Long Beach, California, Spike Chunsoft, Inc. serves as a base of operations to localize and publish titles from its parent company for the Western market. More information about the company can be found at www.spike-chunsoft.com

About Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.

Spike Chunsoft was established in April 2012 by a merger of two renowned video game developers/publishers, Spike Co. Ltd. and Chunsoft Co., Ltd. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. specializes in developing and publishing entertainment content including award-winning console series Danganronpa, Mystery Dungeon, and Zero Escape and is responsible for launching titles across consoles, mobile, and PC for some of the most popular series in the industry. For more information, visit www.spike-chunsoft.co.jp/company_e/information.html

About Koch Media

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, among others in various European countries. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the United States.