AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed – Launch Date Announced

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AKIBA'S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed | 10th Anniversary Edition

XSEED Games have finally given the exact launch date of AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed. It will be heading to Nintendo Switch, PS4, Steam, GoG and The Humble Store, this upcoming July 20th. The Nintendo Switch and PS4 versions will have a physical day one 10th Anniversary Edition (pictured above) available to purchase for $49.99. There will also be a Digital Deluxe Edition available on PS4 and Steam for $49.99. You can read XSEED’s list of what comes in all of the different special editions, down below. If you just want the game by itself, it will be $39.99 to get a digital copy of the game alone on any of the available platforms. XSEED also states that AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound and Debriefed will contain dual Japanese and English audio options. You can check out the new release date announcement trailer down below as well and read a little bit about the game.

Return to an accurately modeled Akihabara circa 2011, Japan’s famous electric town, and explore the bustling streets and back alleys of this otaku paradise. But beware the seedy underworld lurking in the shadows! After finding his missing friend unconscious and bleeding in an alley, young otaku Nanashi is attacked by a sinister figure straight out of a horror manga and left to die. As he lays dying, a mysterious young lady offers him some of her blood, both saving his life and changing it forever.
Now a Shadow Soul, one of the very creatures that attacked him and his friend, he’s been imbued with superhuman strength and stamina…and a deadly weakness to sunlight. Caught up in a world of supernatural politics, Nanashi must contend with NIRO, a covert agency dedicated to hunting down paranormal threats, and the family of Shadow Souls, a group of inhuman monsters. It’s up to him and his friends, the self-styled ‘Akiba Freedom Fighters’ to preserve the peace of Akihabara and prevent an all-out war from tearing the town apart.
The ’10th Anniversary Edition’ includes:
  • Retail edition of the game
  • Custom box with exclusive art
  • Softcover artbook with over 96 pages of illustrations, commemorative short story, and concept artwork from the AKIBA’S TRIP series
  • Original Soundtrack of 47 songs on 2 CDs
The digital deluxe edition for PS4™ system includes:
  • AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed game
  • 47-track digital soundtrack
  • Exclusive PS4™ system theme
  • Set of 10 avatars
The digital deluxe edition for Steam includes:
  • AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed game
  • 47-track digital soundtrack
  • Digital version of the 96-page artbook

If you’d like to know more about AKIBA’S TRIP: Hellbound & Debriefed, visit the game’s official website.


About Jenae R

Jenae is an RPG enthusiast who also enjoys cats, humidity-free warm weather, Dean Koontz books and a select handful of non RPG series and games. Two of her all-time favorite games are the original Shadow Hearts and Final Fantasy IX. She loves to ramble on about her numerous gaming opinions and is fortunate enough to be able to do it here at oprainfall.