Spike Chunsoft has announced that they will localize Crystar to North America and Europe later this year. The Action RPG is set to release on August 27 for PlayStation 4 and PC, and it will feature both English and Japanese voice overs.
Crystar is an Action RPG developed by FuRyu that released in Japan last year starring two sisters dragged into the afterworld of Purgatory. You can find more information in the Japanese announcement post. Spike Chunsoft has also opened the game's official website and Steam store page.
Find the announcement trailer, overview, and screenshot set below via Spike Chunsoft.
For when I weep, then I am strong.
A girl named Rei and Mirai, her little sister, are dragged into the afterworld of Purgatory. To save her sister, Rei signs a contract with the Demons of Purgatory to fight the monster infesting their world. Rei and her fellow Executors must face their pasts and confront tears to overcome the Torments and monsters ahead of them. Will Rei save her Soul before it’s too late?
About the character designers, Riuichi and ntny
- Riuichi: Character designer based in Japan. He specializes in goth-aesthetic themed characters.
- ntny: Character designer and 3D model creator. ntny has worked on multiple famous before CRYSTAR.
Fight through Your Tears in This Action RPG - Combat the Souls of the dead as you explore the afterworld of Purgatory. Play as four different characters and unlock their memories to learn the truth behind their stories and secrets.
Power through Grief - The battle system includes an otherworldly being who fights alongside you. Gather your grief and endure Torments to summon your Guardian!
Tears Give You Strength - Crying will help you take down monsters and empower your equipment. In CRYSTAR, tears aren’t a sign of weakness, but of strength.
Standard Edition and Day One Edition
Day One Edition
The standard edition will include the Summer Collection Costume DLC! Pre-order now to
secure the Day 1 Edition for PS4TM, which will include a mini-artbook. Enjoy the world of
Purgatory beautifully illustrated by character designers Riuichi and ntny!