Hatoful Boyfriend Pigeon Dating Sim Gets Collector's Edition
posted on by Rachel Mahoney
Hato Moa's visual novel Hatoful Boyfriend is set for a Steam digital release in English alongside a Collector's Edition on August 21.
"The Summer of Dove Collector's Edition" contains the original PC game, the digital soundtrack, exclusive wallpapers, a comic by Moa, and the St. Pigeonations Yearbook (Class of 2014).
The regular edition will retail for US$9.99 and the Collector's Edition will retail for US$14.99, both available on PC, Mac, and Linux. Steam is currently offering both the game and the Collector's Edition on its preorder sale for 10% off until August 21.
Devolver Digital announced the English remake of Hatoful Boyfriend on June 6 in collaboration with Mediatonic. The game (which started as an April Fool's joke) was first released in Japan in 2011. Hato Moa released an official English patch for the game translated by Nazerine in 2012.
Mediatonic describes the game:
Congratulations! You've been accepted as the only human student at the prestigious St. PigeoNation's Institute, a school for talented birds! Roam the halls and find love in between classes as a sophomore student at the world's greatest pigeon high school. Finding happiness won't be easy, but it's not all academic - there's always time for a little romance in this delightful remake of Hato Moa's popular visual novel / avian dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend!
Please Note: No birds were hurt in the making of Hatoful Boyfriend. In fact, many found love.