Uta no Prince-sama♪ Dolce Vita Game Canceled for PS Vita, Moves to Switch
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Broccoli's Uta no Prince Sama♪ Dolce Vita game for the Uta no Prince Sama franchise revealed on Sunday that the game's development for the PlayStation Vita platform has been canceled, and is now being developed for the Nintendo Switch.
In addition, Broccoli announced that Uta no Prince Sama♪ Repeat LOVE, its PS Vita port of the 2010 Uta no Prince Sama♪ Repeat PlayStation Portable game, will have new Nintendo Switch port that will ship on December 19. The PS Vita game shipped in Japan in January 2017.
Broccoli revealed the Uta no Prince Sama♪ Dolce Vita game in 2016. The game will be a completely new work, and will feature a new story about the 11 idols at Shining Agency.
Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 1000%, the first anime season adapting Broccoli's dating simulation video game for female players, premiered in Japan in July 2011. In the first season of the slapstick romantic comedy, the female protagonist goes to a school for the performing arts with young men who are budding idols. The subsequent seasons followed seven of the young men after they form the idol group ST☆RISH. The 13-episode second season, Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 2000%, premiered in Japan in April 2013. The 13-episode third season, Utano☆Princesama Revolutions, premiered in April 2015. The 13-episode fourth season, Utano☆Princesama Legend Star, premiered in October 2016.
The franchise recently debuted the Uta no Prince Sama Maji Love Kingdom anime film on June 14. The film ranked at #6 in its opening weekend. Sentai Filmworks licensed the film, and the film will have a premiere screening on July 5 at this year's Anime Expo event. Sentai Filmworks will also screen the film in U.S. theaters at a later date.