.hack// 20th Anniversary Exhibit to be Held in August

.hack 20th anniversary exhibit

Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2 announced a .hack// 20th anniversary exhibit will be held in Japan in August 2022. It will appear at Yurakucho Marui in Tokyo, Japan. The .hack// 20th anniversary exhibit will feature special commemorative goods and a look back at the history of the series. People can attend between August 9-28, 2022. Tickets will cost 1,000 yen (or roughly $10). [Thanks, Dengeki!]

More information about the merchandise attendees will be able to obtain will be shared in the future. These announcements will also include purchase benefits and what kinds of displays will appear at the exhibit. However, a special illustration feature major protagonists from the series has been shared leading up to the event.

Bandai Namco also shared that it plans to release more merchandise to commemorate the anniversary of the series. This included the announcement of an artbook that will feature illustrations from the various game entries of the .hack series. Additionally, the physical edition of the 20th anniversary book will release in July 2022.

A 3 disc collection of music from the .hack series will also be released sometime in December 2022. It will include over 30 songs from titles such as:

  • .hack//Infection Vol. 1 – Vol.4
  • .hack//GU series
  • .hack//GU Trilogy
  • .hack//Link
  • .hack//Beyond the World + Versus Hybrid Pack
  • Guilty Dragon: The Sin and the Eight Curses
  • .hack//New World
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