News Limited Edition Steins;Gate for PS Vita Listed in U.S.
posted on 2016-01-04 23:57 EST
Online retailer Amazon lists a limited edition release of 5pb. and MAGES.' Steins;Gate game on the PlayStation Vita from publisher PQube Games. According to the listing, the January 19 release will include a 2016 calendar. This limited edition will cost US$39.99, while the standard edition has had its price reduced to US$29.99.
MAGES and 5pb. released the original Steins;Gate visual novel on Xbox 360 in 2009, and the companies later ported the game to the PC, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and smartphones. The game inspired a fan disc spin-off titled Steins;Gate Hiyoku Renri no Darling in 2011, which was released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita, as well as on smartphones.
The original game inspired a television anime in 2011, as well as an original film serving as an epilogue to the TV series in 2013. Funimation Entertainment has licensed both the television series and film.
The game spawned a sequel titled Steins;Gate 0 for the PS3 and PS4, which was released last December.