Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory Game Heads West in 2018
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe announced on Tuesday that its Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game will ship in the West in early 2018. The release will feature the original Japanese dub and English and German subtitles. The game will be available physically and digitally for the PlayStation 4 and digitally for the PlayStation Vita.
Bandai Namco Entertainment also began streaming a promotional video on for the game on Tuesday. The video previews the various Digimon available in the game.
Like the first Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth game, Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory will be a "raising RPG" that takes place in the real and digital worlds. The game will tell the story about the "other side of Cyber Sleuth," set in the same setting as the first game, and where at some point Dagomon will appear in Odaiba. There will be more than 320 Digimon that can be raised in the game.
The game features a new protagonist (seen right) who dives into the world of hackers after he is branded a criminal for an incident he has no memory of. His name, which can be changed, is Keisuke Amasawa. The site does not mention if the protagonist can be a female protagonist.
The new game will share some maps from the previous game, but will add 30 new maps for a total of 90 maps. The game will ship with the original Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth game included, which will be the first time the game will be released on the PS4 in Japan. Bandai Namco Entertainment released a worldwide for the original game with seven new Digimon on March 10.
The new game will ship in Japan this year.
Bandai Namco Entertainment originally released Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth on PS Vita in Japan in March 2015, and then released the game for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in the Americas in February 2016.
A trademark for "Hacker's Memory" was filed in Europe under Bandai Namco Entertainment on Monday.