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“XSEED Games Releases Gensokyo Dreaming, an Extended DLC for Touhou: New World, Adding a Brand New Story, New Stages, and Eight Additional Playable Characters from the Touhou Universe”

“XSEED Games Releases Gensokyo Dreaming, an Extended DLC for Touhou: New World, Adding a Brand New Story, New Stages, and Eight Additional Playable Characters from the Touhou Universe”

TORRANCE, Calif. — July 10, 2024 — XSEED Games, the independently minded publishing imprint of Marvelous USA, Inc., has released a comprehensive announcement today. Gensokyo Dream DLC for the fan-made action-RPG/bullet hell game from developer Ankake Spa, Touhou: New WorldThe brand new content features an original story, new stages, bosses, and eight additional playable characters from the game. Touhou Project will join existing characters Reimu and Marisa in the universe. The DLC is available digitally on the Nintendo Switch system, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, and Windows PC via Steam for an MSRP of $9.99 and as part of a bundle. Touhou: New World Suggested retail price of $31.49 on PlayStation®Store and $31.48 on Nintendo eShop and Steam.




Gensokyo Dream returns players to the magical world as the powerful medium Sumireko Usami travels through Gensokyo, gathering allies to confront the evil spirit Mima. As players progress through the new story, they will unlock eight new characters that players can freely switch between to take on the new challenges ahead. New stages will test players’ bullet-dodging skills in exciting locations such as factories once used by kappa, the tops of abandoned trains, and even the inside of an abandoned space station! These skills will be pushed to the limit in intense boss battles where players will need precise movements and careful timing to survive and take a magical beating.



MAIN FEATURES



Shrine Maiden Skills and Mage Moves – Enemies can shoot fountains of bullets, but they can be countered by dealing heavy damage with spell cards, dealing powerful blows with exorcism staves, and slowing down attacks with timely guards.



Get to Know Gensokyo – Help the friendly Gensokyo residents by finding lost souls, investigating strange areas, and participating in mock battles. Players will be rewarded handsomely and may learn a tip or two to help them on their quest.



Customizable Action – Characters can be customized to fit almost any playstyle. Their skills can be upgraded by using them in battle, increasing core stats like health and attack damage to help them overcome challenges.



Don’t Forget to Use Your Accessories – Every weapon, armor piece, and accessory found has randomized stats, so mix and match to get the most out of them, or reforge equipment to get the perfect combination.



Expanded Roster of Colorful Characters – Eight characters Touhou Project universe and is now playable throughout the game after being unlocked through progression in the DLC. Play as Sumireko Usami, Koishi Komeiji, Reisen Undongein Inaba, Youmu Konpaku, Remilia Scarlet, Sakuya Izayoi, Flandre Scarlet, and Yukkuri Reimu!


Developed by Ankake Spa and published by XSEED Games in North America and Europe, Touhou: New World It was released digitally on Nintendo Switch and Windows PC via Steam on July 13, and on PS4 system and PS5 system on September 12, 2023, for $24.99/€24.99/£19.99 as the standard edition and $34.77/€34.77/£27.81 as the Digital Deluxe edition on PC. The Digital Deluxe edition content is also sold separately on PC, with the soundtrack priced at $9.99/€9.99/£7.99 and the digital art book priced at $4.99/€4.99/£3.99. The game is rated “E10+” for ages 10 and up. ESRB On consoles; No rating has been given for the PC version.


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