The only indie game nominated for "The Game Awards 2020", one of the world's largest game festivals, and the winner of numerous "Game of The Year" awards, HADES has received high acclaim around the world. The game is the only indie game nominated for the "Awards 2020".
The game, which was only available for PC in Japan, will be available for download on Nintendo Switch on June 24, 2021.
Finally, it was announced that a localized version will be released for the PlayStation and Xbox in Japan on Thursday, September 30, 2021!
In addition, a Japanese packaged version for select platforms will also be released on the same day!
On sale September 30! Packaged version with enclosed bonus is also available!
Private Division and Supergiant Games, the developer and publisher of HADES, have announced that a new Japanese language version of the game will be released on September 30, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5,Xbox Series X|S, andXbox One. The game will be released on Thursday, September 30, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.
For each platform, some downloadable and packaged versions will be released on the same day, while others will only be available for download.
According to the announcement, the packaged and downloadable versions will be available for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, while the downloadable version will be available for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.
In addition, a downloadable version of the game has been available for Nintendo Switch since June 24, and a new packaged version will be available on the same day, September 30!
The price of the packaged version is 3,300 yen (tax included) for all platforms.
Summary of sales information by platform
|Platform / Sales information (All prices include tax)
| Downloadable version Price: Undecided
Package version price: 3,300 yen
| Xbox Series X|S
/ Xbox One
|Downloadable version Price: Undecided
| Downloadable version (currently available) price: 2,800 yen
Package version price: 3,300 yen
The new PlayStation5 version will feature 4K resolution andup to 60fps for the action scenes! (The PlayStation4 version is 1080p at up to 60fps)
The PlayStation5 version includes enhanced vibration and luminescence features for the DualSense Wireless Controller to enhance the sense of realism when playing. In addition, those who plan to purchase a PlayStation 5 but have not yet obtained one can update their PlayStation 4 version to the PlayStation 5 version free of charge.
The Xbox series version will be available for purchase on the Microsoft Store from 0:00 a.m. on August 13, 2021 (Friday ) and will appear on Xbox Game Pass, but since Japanese is not included in the list of supported languages, the information has been tentatively set to September 30. However, since Japanese is not included in the list of supported languages, the information is tentatively listed as September 30.
Included in the package is a soundtrack and a full-color character compendium!
The packaged version of the game for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4, and PlayStation5 will come with two types of extras!
Download code for the original "HADES" soundtrack
This is a serial code to download the original soundtrack, which is 2.5 hours long! The soundtrack is composed by Darren Cove, an award-winning composer, and features blood-pumping sounds.
Complete "HADES" Character List
The fascinating characters that appear in the game. The 32-page, full-color booklet is a must-have for those who want to enjoy the original drawings by art director Jen Gee.
In addition to the main game, two kinds of super luxury extras are included in the price of 3,300 yen including tax, which is a pretty good deal! Even if you usually buy the downloadable version, you can't go wrong with this one!
What kind of game is "HADES"?
HADES" is a roguelike RPG that has won more than 50 Game of the Year awards, and is the latest title from the developer Supergiant Games, which has also released the popular titles "Bastion", "Transistor", and "Pirates of the Caribbean". The game is the culmination of the highly acclaimed "Bastion," "Transistor"" and "Pyre" titles from the developer "Supergiant Games.
The game takes place in the underworld of Greek mythology. The main character is Zagreus, the son of Hades, the king of the underworld. The player takes control of Zagreus and, using the power of Olympus and the mythical armor, aims to escape from Hades and escape from the Underworld.
A hallmark of roguelike RPGs, the dungeon changes with each play. The underworld is constantly changing, and new discoveries await the player each time he or she explores. Bosses guarding key locations in the underworld also appear.
Zagreus grows stronger as he overcomes the many challenges that stand in his way, and at the same time, the mysteries told in the story are revealed.
The dark and stylish anime-style graphics, beautiful hand-drawn backgrounds, and exciting original music create a unique worldview set in the underworld.
We invite you to play it on your platform!