NIS America will publish the PlayStation 4 version of Little Town Hero in the west alongside the previously announced “Big Idea Edition” physical version for Switch on June 2 in North America, June 5 in Europe, and June 12 in Oceania, the company announced. The PlayStation 4 version will also release physically.
Like the Switch version, the PlayStation 4 version of the “Big Idea Edition” will cost $49.99 and include a copy of the game, art book, poster, lapel pin set, and official soundtrack CD with music composed by Toby Fox.
In Japan, the PlayStation 4 version of Little Town Hero is due out both physically and digitally on April 23. The Switch version will receive a physical release on the same date.
Little Town Hero first launched digitally for Switch in October 2019. The physical release will add an “Easy Mode” that lowers the attack and defense of enemy Dazzits, and causes Special Effects from enemies to show up less often. The digital version will presumably receive this mode via a free update.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
In an isolated village on the edge of the world, a young boy named Axe dreams of seeing the outside world, although everyone is forbidden from venturing beyond the town borders. However, everything changes when a giant monster suddenly attacks the village, and Axe discovers he can fight using the power of a mysterious stone that turns his ideas into attacks. Through his trials of defending the village, he gradually unravels secrets of how the stones and the monsters came to be.
Anyone can become a hero! Dive into the world of the young, budding hero, Axe, as he rises up to defend his home, gains the support of fellow villagers, and uncovers the truth behind the giant monster attacks. With the unique “Ideas” combat system, you can defend against enemies, plan your attacks, and adapt on the fly without needing to grind! This charming title features game design by Game Freak and music composed by Toby Fox (Undertale).
- Izzit? Dazzit! – Use your Ideas to outwit and defend against enemies, then strike back with strong attacks.
- Charming Locals – Befriend townspeople to gain their support, as well as unlock more Ideas to use in battle.
- There’s No Place Like Home – Enjoy life in this little town with a whimsical soundtrack by Toby Fox (Undertale) and cozy art style by Game Freak.
Watch the first gameplay video of the PlayStation 4 version below.
Thanks, PlayStation Blog.