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Mary Skelter Finale Creeps Onto the Switch and PlayStation 4

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Compile Heart’s is in development on a new entry to the 3D Dungeon RPG Kami Gokuto Mary Skelter, also known simply as Mary Skelter. This new title, Kami Gokuto Mary Skelter Finale, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4. [Thanks, Dengeki Online!]

Mary Skelter Finale will have two editions for both Switch and PS4: a standard edition and a limited. Currently, they’re set to retail at ¥7,600 (~$69) for the standard edition and ¥9,600 (~$87) for the limited edition. Additionally, there will be download editions of both games. Those will be priced at ¥7,000 (~$63).

Recently, Mary Skelter 2 made the jump to Nintendo Switch as a digital-only title. It received a limited physical version thanks to Limited Run Games, who opened pre-orders on November 26, 2019. LRG even included both Mary Skelter: Nightmares and Mary Skelter 2 on the same catridge, letting players enjoy twice as much fun with the franchise. Now, it looks like Mary Skelter will be getting another addition to the franchise on multple platforms.

Mary Skelter Finale aims to be the final game in the franchise. Here’s a quote, taken from the prologue:

One fight to decide the end of this jailbreak drama. When a lonely fighting girl gets a “name”, that girl’s hope and joy will manifest in one last match. The curtain is about to rise on this finale.

Fans of the franchise can expect to see the same systems featured in the previous releases. However, there’s also a few new elements. This includes the new “Zapping System”, which lets gameplay progress in real-time while you switch between different protagonists. Also, players will be able to mix new and old characters together as they dungeon dive and explore the game.

Additionally, Mary Skelter Finale will feature the previous titles Mary Skelter and Mary Skelter 2, along with Love Prison Tower: Mary Skelter in an adventure visual novel story. This new edition will also feature a sequel visual novel to Love Prison Tower: Mary Skelter, entitled Love Prison Tower: Mary Skelter – True Ending as a pre-order bonus. Players who pre-order any edition of the game will also receive a special swimsuit event for True End too. 

At this time, Compile Heart hasn’t announced a release date for Mary Skelter Finale. However, if you want to keep up to date with any news regarding Mary Skelter, try checking out Compile Heart’s official Japanese twitter. Additionally, you can keep your eye on Dengeki Online’s official twitter account here.

 

Edit, 3/27/2020: Mary Skelter Finale will not include previous titles as seperate, playable games. Instead, they will be featured in a adventure visual novel mode that will be avaliable as part of Finale‘s content. This visual novel will cover the stories of previous Mary Skelter titles.

Mercedez Clewis
Mercedez is a Japanese to English translator and a glasses-wearing, cardigan-loving gamer with a passion for visual novels, Etrian Odyssey, and peaches. She'll be covering Japanese gaming news on the reg.