Muv-Luv CGs on Steam Have Received Widescreen Edits

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

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Muv-Luv received a Western release on PC-via Steam on July 14. The game originally came out in Japan on CD format in 2003. This would be the first time the game has been officially released in the West, thanks to a successful Kickstarter.

Since Muv-Luv‘s release, players have given the game praise, through user ratings on Steam. However, it seems the game’s CGs have received some widescreen cropping. Whether this is an improvement or not is up to the player, but Twitter user MaouXII has posted the images side-by-side for all to see.

Here are the three comparisons. The original is on the left with the Steam version on the right:

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As mention before, these seem to be edits made to fit widescreen displays.

Additionally, Degica is looking into fixing the issue:

Muv-Luv is available now on PC-via Steam.

What do you think about the changes? Let us know in the comments below

Thanks, YoRHa2.




  • azariosays

    I like the extra detail for sure

  • Mr_SP

    How inconsistent. Some have been expanded, some have been cropped…

    • azariosays

      Yes, I’m not sure. because the second image shows more detail in the CG, while the others seem to take away from it.

  • TalesCollector

    That second image in the article is expanded rather than cropped…seems like the game is all over the place edit-wise.

  • j0eeyy_p

    It would be nice if they could fix this, I’d like to see the full images.

  • tBanzai

    May want to check this thread on the muv luv community forums:
    http://community.muvluv.moe/index.php?/topic/564-in-regard-to-cropped-cgs/

    There’s also been a blog post about changes taken for the games here:
    https://aaltomies.wordpress.com/2016/07/18/lets-talk-about-muv-luvs-changes/

    • azariosays

      hey, thanks! i’ll look into those, just had to time to briefly look at them.

    • Batora

      The ones that didn’t get cropped were taken from the sequel and PS3 fandisks, which were released in widescreen resolution, so they had to upgrade some CGs while others were cropped.

  • Nin

    It’s personally not something that bothers me, but I won’t force anyone to buy the VN if it genuinely bothers them.