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25 more titles hitting the Switch eShop in Japan this week

Check out these latest releases!

25 new titles have arrived on the Japanese eShop this week (March 4th, 2021). Check out the entire lineup below to see the titles, prices, file sizes, publishers, and eShop links!

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX
Price: ¥6,380
Release date: March 4th
File size: 6.6GB
Publisher: Koei Tecmo Games

Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX
Price: ¥6,380
Release date: March 4th
File size: 6.6GB
Publisher: Koei Tecmo Games

Sage Concerto DX
Price: ¥10,846
Release date: March 4th
File size: 6.6GB
Publisher: Koei Tecmo Games

Ruinverse
Price: ¥1,320
Release date: March 4th
File size: 232.0MB
Publisher: Kemco

Super Met-Boy!
Price: ¥1,000 (¥900 until March 10th)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 162.0MB
Publisher: Flyhigh Works

CASE ANIMATRONICS
Price: ¥1,000 (¥750 until March 17th)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 384.0MB
Publisher: eastasiasoft

Active Neurons 3 - Wonders Of The World
Price: ¥500
Release date: March 4th
File size: 410.0MB
Publisher: Sometimes You

Sir Lovelot
Price: ¥1,200
Release date: March 4th
File size: 407.0MB
Publisher: pixel games

Dungeons and Bombs
Price: ¥500
Release date: March 4th
File size: 143.0MB
Publisher: Sometimes You

GraviFire
Price: ¥500
Release date: March 4th
File size: 148.0MB
Publisher: Sometimes You

Reed Collection
Price: ¥980 (¥882 until March 25th)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 90.0MB
Publisher: Shinyuden

Duel on Board
Price: ¥799
Release date: March 4th
File size: 334.0MB
Publisher: indienova

Life of Fly
Price: ¥1,499
Release date: March 4th
File size: 7.6GB
Publisher: EpiXR

Cave Bad
Price: ¥500 (¥400 until March 24th)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 153.0MB
Publisher: eastasiasoft

G-MODE Archives 32
Price: ¥500 (¥450 until April 3rd)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 99.0MB
Publisher: G-Mode

Arcade Archives: Legend of Makai
Price: ¥838
Release date: March 4th
File size: 39.0MB
Publisher: Hamster

Maker series: Hitono puzzle
Price: ¥1,500
Release date: March 4th
File size: 614.0MB
Publisher: Gotcha Gotcha Games

Counter Recon: The First Mission
Price: ¥1,800
Release date: March 4th
File size: 2.5GB
Publisher: Troze

Huntdown
Price: ¥1,999
Release date: March 4th
File size: 1.2GB
Publisher: Coffee Stain

Omvorm
Price: ¥576
Release date: March 4th
File size: 181.0MB
Publisher: 4MB Interactive

haolin vs Wutang
Price: ¥1,080
Release date: March 4th
File size: 7.2GB
Publisher: GODSPEED GAMES

A Glider's Journey
Price: ¥990
Release date: March 4th
File size: 1.6GB
Publisher: Emma Franklin

Curse of the Dead Gods
Price: ¥2,480 (¥2,232 until March 18th)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 3.7GB
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Ayakashi Koimaru Akatsuki no Sho / Kure no Sho
Price: ¥4,980
Release date: March 4th
File size: 1.3GB
Publisher: Voltage

Jigsaw Masterpiece Starter's Pack --Masterpiece Edition--
Price: ¥500
Release date: March 4th
File size: 164.0MB
Publisher: bottle cube

Pizza Bar Tycoon --Extended version--
Price: ¥899 (¥449 until March 30th)
Release date: March 4th
File size: 251.0MB
Publisher: Baltoro Games

Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX available to pre-load in Japan, new screens released

Over in Japan, Surge Concerto DX is now available for to pre-order. There are three different options for customers to choose from.

- Surge Concerto DX (includes both games): 10, 846 Yen (9,761 Yen until launch), requires 6.6GB of free space
- Ciel Nosurge DX: 6,380 Yen (5,742 Yen until launch), requires 6.8GB of free space
- Ar Nosurge DX: 6,380 Yen (5,742 Yen until launch), requires 6.6GB of free space

Along with that, a new batch of screens have been shared. Check them out here and here.

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX unboxing video shared

Jam-packed with extras

Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Gust has shared a 25-minute unboxing video of the “Surge Concerto DX Agent Pack,” which includes the special editions for Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX. Get a better look at all the goodies below.

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX delayed to March 4th, 2021 in Japan

Bumped back a couple months

Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Gust have announced a delay for both Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX. The games were originally slated to launch on January 28th, 2021, but now they're being released on March 4th, 2021. The delay stems from the developer's wish to further improve quality on both titles.

Atelier Ryza 2 & Surge Concerto DX live-stream set for Nov. 12th, 2020

Gust has announced that they're hosting another Atelier Ryza 2 & Surge Concerto DX live stream, and it's set for Nov. 12th, 2020. The stream will break down the limited edition versions of both games, and will also host a free giveaway of some goodies. Winners will be revealed during the live stream.

Check out more screens for Ciel nosurge DX

Earlier today, a bunch of new footage for Ciel nosurge DX was released. Turns out a batch of screens and art for the game were also shared. If you want to dig through the various assets, you can have a look at the gallery here.

Ciel nosurge: DX includes the majority of previously released downloadable content. This includes additional episodes, costumes, accessories, and features.

Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX - New trailer and official livestream footage



Ciel nosurge and Ar nosurge Revived in High-Resolution Remasters

Ciel nosurge Offline and Ar nosurge Plus, which were released for PS Vita in October 2014, are being revived in high-resolution remasters for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC.

Enjoy the 3D models and actions of heroines such as Ion and Casty in high-resolution visuals. Both the gameplay and many cutscenes have been remastered in high-resolution, delivering a clearer new impression from the world of the seven dimensions.

Majority of Downloadable Content Included

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX include the majority of each game’s previously released downloadable content. This includes additional episodes, costumes, accessories, and features.

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX

  • “World Pack” Vol. 2 to Vol. 12
  • “Terminate Pack”
  • “Ion Talk Pack” Vol. 1 to Vol. 11
  • “Ambassador Pack”
  • “Extra Scenario Pack” (x2)
  • “Extend Talk Pack” (excluding a few parts)
  • “Costume & Accessory Pack” (x12)
  • And more!
  • Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX
  • “Geno Pack (Shirotaka)”
  • “Expansion Purification Pack” (x2)
  • And more!


Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX won't utilize the touchscreen on Switch

Touching is bad

This week's issue of Famitsu has a feature on Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX, and it reveals some details about the control scheme for both games.

Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX both had touch screen support on the Vita, but that option will not be available on Switch. Instead, players will have to use traditional button inputs to get the job done. The content itself hasn't been cut, just altered to work with buttons.

Get a closer look at Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX's Japanese cover art, plus more details on DLC

Reworked graphics, tons of DLC, and more

We've already had a peek at the Japanese cover art for Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX, but now the full covers have been released. These are the covers for the standard releases, and they can be purchased individually.

Along with that, some more details on the games has been shared. Check out info on the revamped graphics and included DLC below.

■ Remaster Key Features

Ciel nosurge and Ar nosurge Revived in High-Resolution Remasters

Ciel nosurge Offline and Ar nosurge Plus, which were released for PS Vita in October 2014, are being revived in high-resolution remasters for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC.

Enjoy the 3D models and actions of heroines such as Ion and Casty in high-resolution visuals. Both the gameplay and many cutscenes have been remastered in high-resolution, delivering a clearer new impression from the world of the seven dimensions.

Majority of Downloadable Content Included

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX include the majority of each game’s previously released downloadable content. This includes additional episodes, costumes, accessories, and features.

Ciel nosurge: Requiem for a Lost Star DX
“World Pack” Vol. 2 to Vol. 12
“Terminate Pack”
“Ion Talk Pack” Vol. 1 to Vol. 11
“Ambassador Pack”
“Extra Scenario Pack” (x2)
“Extend Talk Pack” (excluding a few parts)
“Costume & Accessory Pack” (x12)
And more!
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star DX
“Geno Pack (Shirotaka)”
“Expansion Purification Pack” (x2)
And more!

Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX "Gold Connection" edition is priced at a whopping $1,000

That's a lot of money!

Earlier today, we detailed the Silver and Gold limited editions of Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX, which pack in a number of different goodies. Turns out there's a third option as well, and it's priced at a staggering $1,000.

The Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX Gold Connection Edition includes everything you find in the Gold Edition, but it also includes a music box, dakimakura cover, and mini figures. Obviously the music box is the item adding to the price the most, and this bundle is only meant for the biggest fans with the deepest pockets.

We also got a look at the game's many pre-order options. As usual, multiple Japanese retailers are offering exclusive items, such as coasters, posters, clear files, and more. You can check out all the goodies here.

Finally, the official Japanese site for Ciel nosurge DX and Ar nosurge DX includes some new screens and art. You can take a peek at that content here.

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