The Caligula Effect 2 Heads West This Fall

Get ready to return to the simulation with The Caligula Effect 2

Caligula Effect 2

Publisher NIS America has announced that The Caligula Effect 2 will launch on the PlayStation 4 and Switch this Fall.

The sequel to FuRyu’s 2016 Vita RPG, The Caligula Effect 2 is being developed by Historia. The game was first revealed during last week’s Nintendo Direct JP presentation. It will feature a story written by scenario-writer Tadashi Satomi and series director Takuya Yamanaka and will release in Japan on June 24, 2021.

Did you miss last week’s announcement? If so. you can find the Japanese announcement trailer below:

A Limited Edition version of the game is available to pre-order from the NISA Store. Priced at $99.99, it contains the following items:

  • The Caligula Effect 2 for PS4 or Nintendo Switch
  • “The Artwork of The Caligula Effect 2” Hardcover Art Book
  • “Regret and χ Vocal Collection” 2-Disc Soundtrack
  • Tatefushi Academy School Bag
  • “Regret and χ Vocal Collection” Digital Download + 3 Bonus Limited Edition-Exclusive Tracks
  • Tatefushi Academy Student ID
  • Collector’s Box


Here’s a rundown of the game courtesy of the publisher:

“A virtuadoll named Regret has created the world of Redo in order to save people from their past regrets by unknowingly imprisoning them in a simulation. However, this “paradise” is shaken to the core when a virtual idol named χ breaks into Regret’s virtual reality and restores a high school student’s memories of the real world. In order to escape Redo, they re-establish the Go-Home Club, a resistance group that seeks to fight against Regret and her enforcers, the Obbligato Musicians.”

Are you looking forward to checking the game out when it launches this Fall? If you played the original game or The Caligula Effect: Overdose, what did you think of them? We love to hear what you think. Let us know in the comments.

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