By Spencer . July 19, 2011 . 5:04pm
Game balance has been adjusted and the PlayStation 3 version includes a difficulty mode for beginners. The Idolm@ster 2 also has hyper mode for expert players. The Idolm@ster 2 has a ton of downloadable content. Some of it will be available on-disc in the PlayStation 3 release. Clothes, accessories, and songs from the first to third DLC catalog are on-disc.
The Idolm@ster 2 will be available as part of a box set that includes the first volume of the anime series on Blu-ray, soundtrack CD, and a copy of an Idolm@ster magazine for 19,800 yen ($250). A standalone game will retail for 7,980 yen ($100). Both versions will be available in Japan on October 27.