Update [Sun 27th Mar, 2022 17:00 BST]: Idea Factory International will be responsible for the localisation of Dusk Diver 2 here in the west. It’ll be arriving this Summer on Switch and multiple other platforms.
An announcement trailer was also shared but has been taken down since then. In addition to this, it seems there’ll be a physical launch edition released (see below). This features a copy of the game, a 44-page art book, an official soundtrack CD, and an exclusive trading card.
Here’s the story outline along with some other details, courtesy of Gematsu:
Taking place one year after the events of Dusk Diver, Yumo and her friends take up arms once again to protect the Human Realm from dimensional evils in this sequel packed with even more gameplay!
New forces emerge from far away places, converging in the bustling city of Ximending and its dark underworld, Youshanding. But who can Yumo and the Guardians of Kunlun trust? What consequences of their past will they face?
– Seamlessly switch control of four characters, each with their own movesets and strengths. Combine different support skills with your own to keep the enemies on their toes and your combo count high!
– Explore the real city of Ximending, grabbing meals and takeout for stat boosts before battle. Just watch out for the Possessed and dimensional fissures…
– Tailor your equipment, skills, and Orb combinations to suit your play style!
Original article [Sun 11th Jul, 2021 13:00 BST]: The 2019 Musou-style RPG action hack-and-slash Dusk Diver is getting a sequel and it’s coming to the Nintendo Switch this winter. Dusk Diver 2 being developed by Wanin Games and published by Justdan International.
The original game told the story of an innocent high school student who was thrown into the middle of an interdimensional battle between ancient animal Gods, and took place in the Ximending district of Taipei and its otherworldly counterpart of Youshanding. You can read our review for more information. And here’s a look at the original game, if you missed it:
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