Little Busters! Converted Edition coming to Switch in spring 2020 in Japan

Key visual novel getting a Switch port with English text option.

Little Busters! Converted Edition

Visual novel Little Busters! Converted Edition is coming to Switch in spring 2020 in Japan, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals.

The Switch version will feature full touchscreen support, as well dynamic switching between English and Japanese text. For event CG not visible on a single screen, you can scroll up and down, as well as pinch to zoom out.

Little Busters! Converted Edition first launched for PlayStation 2 in December 2009 in Japan, followed by PSP in November 2010, PS Vita in March 2012, and PlayStation 3 in March 2013. An English version was released for PC in November 2017.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

Little Busters is a hit visual novel that was originally released in Japan in 2007.

In the following year, Little Busters! Ecstasy edition came out, promoting Kanata Futaki and Sasami Sasasegawa to heroines, and adding an all-new heroine, Saya Tokido.

In 2012, the Little Busters! Perfect Edition was released with improvements in the Little Busters! Ecstasy scenarios.

In 2012 and 2013, the game was made into two anime series Little Busters! and Little Busters! ~Refrain~. Both series are available and have gained a large following in many countries outside of Japan as well.

Little Busters! English Edition is a new version that further enhances Little Busters! Perfect Edition. This new edition supports HD resolution for the first time on PC, and allows dynamic switching between Japanese and English text.

Story

Riki Naoe lost his parents as a child, and fell deep into despair.

He was saved by a group of kids who called themselves the Little Busters: Kyousuke Natsume, Masato Inohara, Kengo Miyazawa, and Rin Natsume.

They took him and played at being heroes who fought tireless evil around them.

Riki discovered endless joy in spending time with his new friends, even though the group was silly and their missions tended to end in failure.

Over time, it washed away his loneliness and suffering.

Years later, the whole gang was attending the same school, and Riki became a second-year.

They were still as silly as ever and spent their youth following Kyousuke’s silly ideas.

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