New When They Cry title and Umineko When They Cry Saku announced [Update]

Both titles due out this winter in Japan.

Umineko When They Cry Saku and Untitled When They Cry

07th Expansion has announced two new titles.

The first title is a completely new entry in the When They Cry series tentatively titled ●● When They Cry.

The second title is Umineko When They Cry Saku, which is an Umineko nWhen They Cry all-in-one pack with a new scenario and other extras. (Editor’s Note: This is different from the Entergram-published all-in-one pack that was announced without an official title back in March, which includes Umineko When They Cry Episodes 1 to 8 remakes Umineko When They Cry: Rondo of the Witch and Reasoning and Umineko When They Cry: Nocturne of Truth and Illusions.)

Both titles will launch simultaneously this winter in Japan. While platforms were not announced, the Umineko When They Cry Saku side of the announcement image mentions it being “an Umineko compilation disc including a new episode,” suggesting it will be released on a platform that uses discs.

Update 07/15/18 at 1:25 a.m.: 07th Expansion has clarified (2) that Umineko When They Cry Saku is an all-in-one pack similar to Higurashi When They Cry Hou. It will be something like the old games—Umineko When They Cry, Umineko When They Cry Chiru, Umineko When They Cry Tsubasa, and Umineko When They Cry Hane—on Disc 1, and the new episode and more on Disc 2. The actual number of discs has yet to be decided, however.

The character on the left of the above image (Battler) is part of the Umineko When They Cry Saku box art, while the character on the right is the protagonist of ●● When They Cry. While the illustrations are drawn entirely by Ryukishi07, the coloring is being done by Remotaro.

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