Visual Novel Steins;Gate Elite Coming To Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC Next Year

Latest title in Mages Science Adventure Series coming West next year, platform-specific bonus content revealed

Steins;Gate Elite

The visual novel Steins;Gate Elite will be making its way to the PlayStation 4, Switch, and Steam in early 2019, publisher Spike Chunsoft and Shibuya-based developer MAGES. Inc announced today in a press release.

Steins;Gate Elite is an enhanced remake of Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram, which originally released in 2013 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Vita. The PlayStation 4 and Steam versions of the game will feature 10 additional stories written by a number of celebrated writers, including the Zero Escape series scenario writer, Kotaro Uchikoshi. Meanwhile, the Switch version will include the addition of 8-BIT ADV STEINS;GATE, a special 8-bit graphics and chiptune version of the game developed by series creator Chiyomaru Shikura.

Both the physical and digital versions of Steins;Gate Elite will include these aforementioned pieces of bonus content.

To celebrate the announcement, Spike Chunsoft has released the game’s opening movie. Want an early taste of what’s in store when the game launches next year? Of course, you do. Check the opening out below:

Will you be adding the latest entry in MAGES’ Science Adventure Series to your collection next year? If so, which platform will you be picking it up for? Be sure to sound off in the comments and let us know.

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