Save Akihabara from the Vampire Menace in AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead and Undressed Director’s Cut, Launching in North America and Europe on Aug. 1
XSEED Games-Published Action-RPG to Release on Nintendo Switch™ System for the First Time, Alongside New Story DLC for PlayStation®4 and Windows PC
TORRANCE, Calif. — June 16, 2023 — XSEED Games today announced that their upcoming action-RPG, AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead and Undressed Director’s Cut, will launch on Nintendo Switch™ digitally in North America and Europe on Aug. 1, 2023 for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99. Separately, the new “Kati’s Route” DLC, included in the Director’s Cut, which expands the story for the loveable Finnish exchange student and part-time maid Kati Räikkönen, will release for the PS4™ system and Windows PC for $7.99/€7.99/£6.99, with NIS America publishing the DLC on PlayStation®Store in Europe to ensure compatibility with their previously released PS4™ version.
AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead and Undressed Director’s Cut will also launch with a limited physical ‘Day One Edition’ in North America commemorating the 10-year anniversary since the release of the original title. This special edition will come with a musical selections CD and a set of nine large art cards featuring commemorative illustrations by various Japanese artists and is available for pre-order in North America through the XSEED Games Store and participating retailers for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Updated from its original release for a new generation, AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead and Undressed Director’s Cut places players in the role of Nanashi, an otaku mysteriously transformed into a vampire and thrust into a conspiracy of “Synthisters” plaguing the electronics mecca. Alongside a colorful cast of allies known as the ‘Akiba Freedom Fighters,’ Nanashi must defend his fellow otaku from vampire predators, discovering that the best strategy to defeat them is to strip them to their bare essentials and expose them to the cleansing power of the sun! Featuring an all new “true ending” route fully voiced in English and Japanese starring lovable maid Kati, original side quests introducing more offbeat otaku denizens of Akihabara, and an arsenal of new weapons and armor, AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead and Undressed Director’s Cut brings modern supernatural action and adventure for the Japanophile of discerning tastes.
Developed by ACQUIRE Corp., AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead and Undressed Director’s Cut will release on Aug. 1 in North America and Europe digitally on the Nintendo Switch™, and as DLC on the PS4™ system and Windows PC. The title will be available digitally on the Nintendo eShop for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99, while the limited Physical Day 1 edition is available for preorder in North America for the Switch™ system for a MSRP of $39.99. The “Kati’s Route” DLC will be available for the PS4™ system and Windows PC for $7.99/€7.99/£6.99. This title is rated “M for Mature” on console platforms by the ESRB, and is not rated for PC.