Spike Chunsoft announced that a remastered version of the 2009 game Steins;Gate will be coming out with fully animated scenes during a Twitch livestream yesterday. This version is called Steins;Gate Elite.
From our partnership with MAGES. Inc., STEINS;GATE ELITE leaps onto the PS4, NINTENDO SWITCH, AND STEAM THIS 2018!
— Spike Chunsoft, Inc. (@SpikeChunsoft_e) March 23, 2018
This version of Steins;Gate will have different features for each system that it’s being released on.The game will be coming out in North America, Europe, and Japan for the Switch and PS4. The Japanese market will be the only region to get a PS Vita version of the game. Also be on the look out for a Steam version of the game as well. The Switch version will also feature an 8-bit version of the game while the PS4 version will feature Steins;Gate Phenogram, an HD remake with 10 additional stories. Some of the game features include:
- Know the story completely – Steins;Gate Elite tell its story completely different from the conventional series. You will get to watch the animation with a simple press of the button and new routes that weren’t in the original anime
- Full animation adventure – Where instead of static images, you will play through the game as if you’re watching the anime, something totally new for the series!
- 24 episodes of the original anime – Contains branching paths that you will decide on that weren’t in the anime
The game doesn’t have a release date at this moment. Another game that was announced was PixelJunk Monsters 2 which is coming out this May.