June 6, 2013 // 4:30 pm
- Sega of America Associate Brand Manager Aaron Webber
announced news today confirming Hatsune Miku's North American debut in Project Diva F on PS3 this August!
To quote: Today, SEGA is proud to announce that Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F is headed West! The game will arrive this August on both PlayStation 3 and Playstation Network in North America!
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F is a rhythm game featuring 38 unique songs, including popular tracks like Tell Your World and Black Rock Shooter.
Players can create and share their own Miku videos in "Edit Mode", and can customize the popular diva with over 90 different costumes and accessories. Being the first console game released for the franchise in the West, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F will include all of the updated graphics, additional songs, and features of the Japanese version.
is the world's most popular digital singer, produced by Crypton Future Media, INC. Her popularity continues to increase in the West and she has over 950,000 dedicated English speaking fans on Facebook
In 2011, she packed the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles for her first ever Western concert, and tickets sold out almost instantly. To gauge interest for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F in the west, SEGA asked fans to like and share an image of Miku to pledge their support, and the response
was astounding. In less than three days, the post received over 25,000 likes and 15,000 shares.
In short, it was your voices, as fans, that helped make this happen. We're thrilled to bring this title out for you, and we're counting on your support. Tell Your World!
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F is slated for release on PlayStation 3 and via digital download on PlayStation Network in August 2013. If you're excited to get your hands the game, you won't have to wait too long - the demo will be available this Tuesday, June 11th!
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