Publisher Arc System Works announced that the upcoming romance and mystery visual novel hybrid title World End Syndrome will be delayed by a few months to a Summer 2018 window in Japan.
The story takes place in a seaside town called Mihate, where the protagonist is transferred to a new school and joins the Mystery Research Club. He hears on a radio talk show about a local legend that sees the dead revive every 100 year. The dead who return to the world are known as the “Yomibito.” With the case of a missing high school girl, some through of it as some kind of omen for the return of the Yomibito.
One day while at a barbecue with the Mystery Research Club they discover a bag of the missing girl. Her body is found in the river a few days later… this is the year that appears once every hundred years.
World End Syndrome was expected to release in Japan on April 26, 2018 but it has been delayed to Summer 2018 to further improve on its quality. The game will release on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo Switch.