Update: The game has been officially announced as a new game for the PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.
Previously, we saw a Re:Zero game release in Japan as Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World – Death or Kiss in March 2017 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. It was first announced by 5pb. in August 2016. This game appears to be a new entry that has tactical action gameplay and more.
Here are the official descriptions from the Amazon product page:
One month after Subaru’s new life in another world began, an emissary sent by the Royal castle suddenly appears with news that the Royal selection has been postponed, but offers no reason as to why. The postponement of this grand event that decides the next ruler of the kingdom of Lugunica stirs Subaru and his friends into action. They return to the Royal Capital only to find that a sixth candidate has claimed their stake for the throne. But the Dragon Stone prophesizes that only five Candidates would be chosen. With one candidate being an imposter, suspicions are immediately cast toward One woman in particular: Emilia. What answers lie beyond the mysterious web of assassination, betrayal, and conspiracies…?
- Enjoy a new Re: Zero storyline, fully supervised by the Japanese light novel series author Tappei Nagatsuki.
- Featuring brand-new characters Designed by the original light novel artist Shinichiro Otsuka as well as your favorites from the series.
- English in-game text and English & Japanese in-game voices.
Re:Zero – The Prophecy of the Throne will release this winter in Japan for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.