G-Darius HD, which is included in Darius Cozmic Revelation, will receive a major update in late 2021 comprised of a new beginner’s mode and the addition of the rebalanced, arcade exclusive G-Darius Ver.2, publisher ININ Games and developers Taito and M2 announced via Taito parent company Square Enix.
Here is an overview of the update, via Square Enix:
G-Darius Ver.2 brought the following changes to the game when it was first released and the update will mean four versions of G-Darius will be available: the standard G-Darius and G-Darius HD, along with standard and HD versions of Ver.2.
G Darius Ver.2 Changes (Arcade version)
- Beginner mode
- Switched ending (Beginner mode)
- Rapid fire button
- Game speed adjustments
- Enemy endurance adjustments
- Player endurance adjustments – Mid-bosses added to some zones
- Skip function for demo screens added
- Boss timer and timer bonus added
- Calculations for score ranking changed
- Boss attack patterns changed and added
Darius Cozmic Revelation launched for PlayStation 4 and Switch on February 25 in Japan, and is due out this winter in the west.
Watch a short video message from M2’s Naoki Horii and Yukiko Karashima below.