This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise, more

eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2, and more.

This Week's Japanese Game Releases: Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris, Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise, more

Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris and Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise are the highlights of this week’s Japanese game releases.

Developed by Aquria, which was responsible for Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris is an action RPG that follows the story of the Sword Art Online: Alicization TV anime, but rather than lead into the story of Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of the Underworld, it branches off into its own, original story.

Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing Disguise is the long-awaited followup to 2010-released Deadly Premonition. It serves as both a sequel and a prequel to the original game, with the sequel parts set in present-day Boston and the prequel parts set in the open-world town of Le Carre, Louisiana. As FBI Special Agent Francis York Morgan, you will go back in time to uncover a new murder mystery.

Other new releases this week include eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020, this year’s (and next year’s) edition of Konami’s chibi baseball game; Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2, CrossCode for consoles, and more.

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

Digital-Only

  • Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC [Steam]) – Launching worldwide.
  • CrossCode (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Dangerous Relationship (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Elden: Path of the Forgotten (Switch, PC [Steam])
  • F1 2020 (Xbox One, PC [Steam]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Golazo! (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Jake Hunter Detective Story: Prism of Eyes – Kadan no Itte (Switch)
  • Miden Tower (PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Pool Slide Story (PS4)
  • Quiet Mansion 2 (Switch)
  • Toby: The Secret Mine (PS4, Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Trouble Days (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Sisters Royale: Five Sisters Under Fire (Xbox One) – Launching worldwide.
  • Superliminal (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris (Xbox One, PC [Steam]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Warparty (PS4, Switch) – Already available worldwide.

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

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