Bandai Namco has released the debut trailer and screenshots for The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars, its new Idolmaster game for PlayStation 4.
Here are some details about the game:
13 idols are employed at the young talent agency 765 Production, known by its nickname 765 Pro. Although everyone has made their debuts, they’re not exactly at the height of popularity… There is still some hidden talent within them yet to bloom! Seeing this, president Junjirou Takagi leases a training camp in the remote countryside. The protagonist (the player) is a newcomer producer at 765 Pro expected to overturn the situation. At the training camp, you’ll spend your days with the idols supporting them while they perform concerts and grow.
The goal in The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars is to reach the biggest concert stage, the “Extreme Live.” By increasing the girls’ popularity and merit as idols through concert events, their idol ranks will rise, they’ll be recognized as top-class idols, and the Extreme Live will be within reach.
1. Pick one out of the 13 idols to produce. Connect with them one by one and trigger various events at the training camp.
2. Concert time! Coordinate your members, outfits, and songs.
3. Play the rhythm game.
4. Rank up and aim to become a top idol.
The trailer features the new song “Happy!,” written by Kanako Kakino and composed by Kyo, and new “Twinkle Star” outfits.
The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars is due out for PlayStation 4 this year in Japan. Visit the official website here.
Watch the trailer below. View the screenshots at the gallery.
Update 2/3/16 at 9:00 p.m.: Bandai Namco has released a 1080p version of The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars‘ debut trailer. Watch it below.