Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness will launch for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam on September 1 in Japan and September 2 in North America and Europe, publisher Spike Chunsoft and developer Chime Corporation announced.
As previously announced, the game will be available in $59.99 standard and $89.99 Collector’s editions. The latter includes a 24 inches by 36 inches commemorative movie-sized cloth poster featuring new exclusive art by Kinema Citrus, a Cave-Raiding Notebook containing pictures and information about primeval creatures, Relics, and Whistles, as well as space to take your own notes, and a Collector’s Edition outerbox.
The companies also revealed images and profiles for the game’s main characters.
Get the details below.
“Deep in Abyss” Mode Main Character (voiced by Katelyn Barr / Matt Shipman in English, Akari Kito in Japanese)
The main character in the “Deep in Abyss” mode. Players can customize the character’s hair, facial features and more.
Riko (voiced by Brittany Lauda in English, Miyu Tomita in Japanese)
An active girl who’s deeply curious. Her dream is to become a White Whistle Cave Raider. She was living at the Belchero Orphanage, but when her mother Lyza’s White Whistle and letter were found, she departed, heading for the bottom of the Abyss.
Reg (voiced by Luci Christian in English, Mariya Ise in Japanese)
He descended with Riko into the Abyss to find out who he is. He tends to take things seriously and has a mature way of speaking. However, he panics easily during unexpected circumstances.
Tiare (voiced by Chaney Moore in English, Ayaka Suwa in Japanese)
A colleague from the orphanage. A quiet, inconspicuous child who tends to go unnoticed. He has high physical abilities, but dislikes running. You became close friends after surviving getting lost together. He dreams of becoming a White Whistle and reaching the bottom of the Abyss.
Dorothea (voiced by Hilar Haag in English, Akane Fujita in Japanese)
A colleague from the orphanage. A girl who deeply admires Riko. A bit of an airhead, which is her key charm and flaw. She tends to get rather competitive.
Raul (voiced by Meg McDonald in English, Natsumi Fujiwara in Japanese)
A colleague from the orphanage. A boy who’s always full of energy. He tends to get in trouble by speaking his mind. However, he is still a likable person.
■ Fact Sheet
Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness is an action RPG in which players themselves descend into the world of the Abyss and grow through their experience in its depths. The game, supervised by original series author Akihito Tsukushi, recreates the world of the Abyss in 3D, including battles with creatures, collecting relics, and “The Curse of the Abyss.” Fans are sure to enjoy the dark fantasy that remains true to the unique flavor of the original work.
The game offers two game modes. “Hello Abyss” is a story mode in which players can relive the story of the anime while learning the basic system and how to progress in the game. In “Deep in Abyss,” players can enjoy an original story of a new Cave Raider, who takes on the challenge of exploring the depths of the Abyss. Many characters from Made in Abyss appear, and event scenes are fully-voiced by the cast of the anime.
- Take the Dive of Your Life! – Made in Abyss, the breathtaking manga and anime series by Akihito Tsukushi, is getting its first-ever video game adaptation!
- Experience the Anime‘s Story – The story begins with Riko and Reg’s meeting in the first episode of season one. This marks the start of their great adventure, and together they travel to Seeker Camp in the second layer of the Abyss. Experience the awesome power of the Curse of the Abyss, as well as the astonishing, legendary entities known as primeval creatures. Prepare to glimpse the world of Riko and her friends.
- Experience a Brand-New Story – Another story takes place many days after Riko and Reg depart for the Abyss. The world’s sole remaining, unconquered chasm, the Abyss, is the stage where many adventures are born…and disappear. Those who appear in these stories are mesmerized by the power of the Abyss and aim for the bottom of the netherworld. The story about to be told is of the adventures of a nameless Cave Raider in the Abyss.
- Relive the World of the Abyss in this 3D Action RPG! – Enjoy an original story! Play the game with either Japanese or English text and audio! The anime cast reprise their roles for fully voiced event scenes!