This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 6 Deluxe Package, more

NG finally comes to Switch in Japan.

Phantasy Star Online 2 Episode 6 Deluxe Package

Phantasy Star Online 2 Episode 6 Deluxe Package (and Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud Episode 6 Deluxe Package) is the highlight of this week’s Japanese game releases.

The Deluxe Package includes a physical copy of Phantasy Star Online 2 (PlayStation 4 and PC versions only), plus 10 big in-game bonuses detailed here. The limited edition includes an exclusive Class Pin Badge (physical item, not in-game), plus a special box with artwork illustrated by the Phantasy Star Online 2 artwork team.

Also new this week, the Switch version of Experience-developed horror game NG will finally launch in Japan alongside an “Experience Selection” edition of the previously released PlayStation 4 version.

Get the full list of this week’s Japanese game releases below. It should be noted that Gematsu will receive a small percentage of money from purchases made through Play-Asia links. You can also save five percent using our “GEMATSU” coupon code.

Physical and Digital

  • NG (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • NG Experience Selection (PS4) – Already available worldwide.
  • Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 6 Deluxe Package (PS4, PC)
    • Limited Edition (PS4, PC)
  • Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud Episode 6 Deluxe Package (Switch)

Digital-Only

  • Arrest of a Stone Buddha (Switch) – launching worldwide.
  • Cannibal Cuisine (Switch, PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Concept Destruction (Switch, PC)
  • Double Dragon & Kunio-kun Retro Brawler Bundle – Go-Go! Nekketsu Hockey Club Slip-and-Slide Madness (Switch)
  • Golf With Your Friends (Xbox One, Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Jake Hunter Detective Story: Prism of Eyes – Rokumai no Hankou (Switch)
  • Maneater (Xbox One, PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Mechstermination Force (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • The Persistence (Xbox One, PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Saints Row: The Third Remastered (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Samurai Aces (PC) – Launching worldwide.
  • Shadow Arena Early Access (PC) – launching worldwide.

The PlayStation 4 or Switch titles listed above can be purchased through Japanese PlayStation Network and Nintendo accounts using prepaid cards:

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

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