Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne announced for PS4, Switch, and PC

Tactical adventure game due out this winter in Japan.

Re:Zero - The Prophecy of the Throne

Spike Chunsoft has officially announced Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne, a tactical adventure game due out for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam this winter. In Japan, it is titled Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: Royal Selection Candidate.

While Spike Chunsoft has yet to officially announce the game’s western title and release, the game’s existence first leaked earlier this week via listings on Amazon U.K.

Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne features an original story supervised by Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World original author Tappei Nagatsuki. In it, a sixth candidate for the Royal Selection that should not exist appears, immediately casting suspicion on Emilia as being an imposter.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Amazon U.K. listings:

About

One month after Subaru’s new life in another world began, an emissary sent by the Royal Castle suddenly appears with news that the Royal Selection has been postponed, but offers no reason as to why. The postponement of this grand event that decides the next ruler of the Kingdom of Lugunica stirs Subaru and his friends into action. They return to the Royal Capital only to find that a sixth candidate has claimed their stake for the throne. But the Dragon Stone prophesizes that only five candidates would be chosen. With one candidate being an imposter, suspicions are immediately cast toward one woman in particular: Emilia. What answers lie beyond the mysterious web of assassination, betrayal, and conspiracies…?

Key Features

  • Enjoy a new Re: Zero storyline, fully supervised by the Japanese light novel series author Tappei Nagatsuki.
  • Featuring brand-new characters designed by the original light novel artist Shinichiro Otsuka as well as your favorites from the series.
  • English in-game text and English and Japanese in-game voices.

View the first screenshots at the gallery. Visit the Japanese official website here.

Use the coupon code "GEMATSU" for 5% off.

comment policy

Comment Policy

Comments are welcome and encouraged on Gematsu. However, we ask that you follow a simple set of guidelines:

  • Read the full article before commenting.
  • Stay on topic.
  • No drive-by comments, including trolling, baiting, or shit-posting.
  • Know when not to comment. If you do not care about a topic, you do not need to comment.
  • No offensive comments. This includes abusive, threatening, pornographic, misleading, or libelous content / language, as well as general harassment and individual attacks.
  • No port-begging.
  • No console wars.
  • Use spoiler tags when posting spoiler or NSFW (non-nude-only) content. For example: <spoiler>Woe is Leomon.</spoiler> State the subject of the content outside of the spoiler tags.
  • Be respectful towards other commenters. You do not have to agree with each other, but debate politely. If you find that a commenter is not following this simple etiquette, do not carry on the conversation—simply report it.

Gematsu reserves the right to edit or delete any comments without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.