Idea Factory International Confirms Release Date Change to DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation

Earlier in the week we reported that a ‘new’ release date for DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation had been printed on Idea Factory International’s European Store booth at MCM London Comic Con and now the North American based publisher have confirmed that this new release date is indeed the correct release date for DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation on the PlayStation 4.

DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation, which contains High Definition remastered versions of three DATE A LIVE visual novel titles (including Rinne Utopia & Arusu), was previously announced for a 21st June 2019 release date. However on the Idea Factory booth at MCM London Comic Con a 26th July 2019 release date was listed on the advertising material. Now Idea Factory International have confirmed that the release date is the 26th July 2019, within Europe for the PlayStation 4, and 23rd July 2019, worldwide for the Windows PC via Steam. A reason for this release date changed has not been specified.

About DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation:

Based on the popular light novel series from Fujimi Fantasia Bunko, which inspired three anime adaptations, DATE A LIVE, DATE A LIVE II, DATE A LIVE III, and the anime movie Gekijoban DATE A LIVE: Mayuri Judgement, the story of DATE A LIVE begins thirty years after a series of large disasters, known as Spacequakes, that were caused by the appearance of mysterious entities known as Spirits.

Shido Itsuka, an average high school student, encounters a Spirit named Tohka Yatogami who has lost all hope in humanity. Shido is later told by his younger sister, Kotori, that he alone possesses the ability to seal the power of a Spirit.

In order to protect the world and to save the Spirits, Shido is determined to do whatever he can. No matter the obstacle, he is ready to face the Spirits head-on!

DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation will be available digitally and physically for the PlayStation 4 on the 26th July 2019 and available digitally worldwide on Windows PC (via Steam) on the 23rd July 2019.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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