VTubers Lend a Hand in Neptunia™ Virtual Stars

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LOS ANGELES, CA., January 27, 2021 – Vtubers are here and ready to help! In this week's website update for the The music-based hack ‘n’ slash game, Neptunia™ Virtual Stars, we have new info on the gameplay systems, including:

We also have a new System screenshot batch that pairs perfectly with the System website update!
Neptunia™ Virtual Stars launches for the PlayStation®4 physically and digitally in North America on March 2 and in Europe on March 5. The digital release for Steam® will launch on March 29.

Both PS4 and Steam versions will only include Japanese voiceover options as well as English subtitles. The Steam version also includes Japanese and Traditional Chinese subtitles.

V-Idols
V-Idols are virtual idols from distant dimensions who were summoned by Faira to save Planet Emote from the Antis.

Vtubers
Vtubers are real-life internet stars who have been kidnapped by the Antis to destroy Planet Emote's content. The Gamindustri Goddesses and V-Idols must collect V-Cubes from defeated V-Hunters to save the Vtubers.

Field

Explore colorful soundscapes to save the planet!

Players will have to progress through several dungeons to defeat the Antis that await on the battlefield!

Explore new and unique dungeons that range from giant libraries to structures made of desserts!

Guest Vtuber System

When the planet Emote had been invaded, several Vtubers were taken hostage with no way to escape! The Antis were quick in rounding up these internet stars. By defeating V-Hunters and retrieving V-Cubes, players will gain access to new Vtubers!

Locate all the Guest Vtubers to unlock new abilities! When players rescue Vtubers the Guest Connect ability will be unlocked. Guest Connect borrows the powers of the Vtubers you rescued to support players in battle. Each Vtuber has their own unique skillset!

Vtuber Search Comm

Locate Vtubers in need of rescuing! Expanding the NeoTube Plaza enables the Vtuber Search Comm to locate captured Vtubers! In Vtuber Search Comm, use signals from civilians to spot the location of the V-Cubes under custody of the Antis! Can you find all the Vtubers?

Virtual Collection

Collect Vtuber Cards! Expanding the NeoTube Plaza enables "Virtual Collection" to collect Vtuber Cards! Consume a special item to pull a card! Each card contains special attributes!

Emotional Overdrive

Sweep the enemies in a special mode! Fill up the gauge as you defeat enemies! Activate Emotional Overdrive to witness every character's special moves. Once the Emote Gauge hits max, players can unleash a devastating combo. Attack as a group with Duet Skills to overwhelm your foes!

Special Roulette

Defeat the enemies AND receive items! Attacking enemies during Emotional Overdrive might result in a Special Roulette! Spin the wheel to receive recovery items or accessories. Kill two birds with one song by dealing damage and gaining loot!

MV Battles

Defeat bosses with execution BGM! MV Battles let the melody resonate through you!

The MV Battle System uses special songs sung by the Virtual Idol heroines of this title. Combine the power of Goddesses and V-Idols to defeat the bosses! You'll face bosses that are much stronger than other Antis on the field during MV Battle!

Finish Drive

Fulfilling certain conditions during MV Battles will enable Finish Drive! Link together for a massive chain attack, and give the enemy something they'll never forget!

JUST ONE WEEK AWAY UNTIL PREORDERS FOR THE NEPTUNIA VIRTUAL STARS LIMITED EDITION GO LIVE!

The Neptunia Virtual Stars Limited Edition will be available for preorder on February 2 - just one week away!

It will be available for $109.99 and qualifies for FREE US domestic shipping. Fans located in Canada can preorder the PS4 Limited Edition through Video Games Plus for $149.99 CAD and receive FREE shipping.

*The offer through Video Games Plus is for Canadian residents only. International orders must be made at the IFI Online Stores. The Steam version of the Limited Edition is exclusive to the IFI Online Stores.

Story
Enter Virtualand - a digital world that exists alongside the networks of various dimensions. Within Virtualand lies the planet Emote - a planet faced with extinction due to the maleficent group of Content destroyers known as Antis.

In an act of desperation, the Digital Goddess of the planet Emote, Faira, sends a distress signal to other dimensions in hopes to find a savior of this planet.

And the saviors that were reached? The rising Vtuber stars, Me and You, members of MEWTRAL, as well as the Goddesses of Gamindustri: Neptune, Noire, Blanc, and Vert!

Can MEWTRAL and the Goddesses band together and save the planet Emote from complete destruction?

Key Features
Switch Up & Keep Movin' – Seamlessly switch perspectives between the four Goddesses & playable V-Idols in fast-paced hack 'n' slash battles. Rock enemies with lightning-fast combos and glide across the map to dodge incoming attacks.

Feel the BeatTik Rhythm – Keep tempo in the BeatTik rhythm game! Accessorize your favorite characters and have them groove to your favorite Neptunia Virtual Stars tracks. Record your BeatTik performance, then use the video on the Video Battler section to unlock unique items, songs, and even more dance moves!

Take your EMOtions to Overdrive – The Emotional Overdrive special attack can bring the Goddesses and V-Idols to a harmonious victory. Fill up the Emote Gauge to activate your Emotional Overdrive and watch the V-Idols come to life. You may even find yourself receiving extra loot for your stunning performance!

Rescue a Vtuber, Save the Planet – Find and save the Vtubers scattered throughout Virtualand! Do you find yourself falling flat in battle? With the Guest Connect System, Vtubers can support you with their special powers to topple any enemy

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