Sega has posted a new blog detailing the release date and pre-order bonuses for their upcoming rhythm game sequel Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd. North and Latin American stores will receive Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd on November 18th, with the rest of the world getting the game a few days later on November 21st for Playstation 3 and PS Vita. Select retailers will have exclusive pre-order bonuses, with Gamestop having a little bit extra thrown in.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd will be available on November 18th in North and Latin America
At select retailers across the world all pre-orders will receive the “American Module” bonus. This module features American themed costumes, with lots of stars and red, white, and blue clothing. Along with the American Module, Gamestop pre-order customers will receive the Extra Characters Pack. This pack contains new characters for Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd named Akita Neru, Yowane Haku, and Kasane Teto.
Sega is also offering a “Loyalty Bonus” to those who purchased Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F when it was released in the west. Anyone who owns Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F for PS3 or PS Vita along with that game’s Extra Characters Pack will get those characters in the sequel for free.
The Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA series has been extremely popular in Japan, with a few recent games hitting the west. It is a musical rhythm game that uses “Vocaloids”, which are a series of singing synthesizer software. All of the music in the games is digitally created with this technology, allowing it to be manipulated by the player. The star of the game’s is Hatsune Miku, or Miku Hatsune. She is a humanoid persona created with the synthesizer technology.
So far there have been five main games, and three spin-offs in the Hatsune Miku: Hatsune MikuProject DIVA series. Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd is the latest to be released in Japan, acting as a direct sequel to Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd will be available in North America on November 18th exclusively for PS3 and PS Vita.