Romantic Mystery Visual Novel World End Syndrome Heads To North America On May 2

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Arc System Works America is bringing the Toybox-developed romance-mystery visual novel, World End Syndrome, and we got got a May 2 release date for North America for PS4 and Switch.


You can check out the game’s latest trailer and info from Arc System Works below:

World End Syndrome follows the story of a 17-year-old high school junior trying to escape his troubled past. After causing an accident resulting in his older sister’s death, he receives an invitation to transfer to Mihate High School. He takes it gratefully, hoping to start a new life and forget his past.

But Mihate Town is not the coastal paradise it appears to be. It is home to the legend of the Yomibito, where the dead come back to life every 100 years. Once resurrected, the Yomibito attack the living to regain their sanity, but the dead’s thirst is never quenched. This year happens to be 100 years since the last known incident…

As the protagonist navigates his new life with a colorful cast of new friends, a student at Mihate High suddenly dies. The murder sends shockwaves through the idyllic town as he finds himself caught in a string of strange incidents, romance, and unforgettable summer experiences…


The game will go for $39.99 in North America as a digital title via PlayStation Store and Nintendo eShop.


World End Syndrome releases for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in North America on May 2, 2019. The game will be published by PQube in Europe, where it’ll be available both physically and digitally, on June 14, 2019.

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