New Neptunia Virtual Stars Details Showcases Customisation and Rhythm Elements

Publisher Idea Factory International have recently released some new details surrounding the localised version of Neptunia Virtual Stars, which is of course the next entry into the ever-expanding Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise that launches onto the PlayStation 4 and Steam next month.

As part of this latest ‘content drop’ fans will learn new information the music elements of the game as well as the ability to customise characters appearence. One surprising feature is the ability to create items from recorded in-game videos, a feature which has been modified from its original Japanese release which saw videos from the internet used to create items rather than pre-recorded videos. In addition to new information a variety of screenshots highlighting these details have also been made available on the official website.

Beatik: Dance to the Beat:
Take your Vtuber skills to the next level! Tap the buttons and move to the beat of the music. Unlock new stages and songs by getting high scores! You can even unlock a second dancer to appear on stage with you! Fans can accessorize and coordinate outfits for the Goddesses and V-Idols. Aim to be the best Virtual Idol any dimension has ever seen!

Video Battler: Create items from Videos:
Video Battler* is a system that lets you create items from BeatTik videos you’ve recorded! Gather Video Stones in the field to create items from your BeatTik videos. Each unique video can create up to 5 new items. The higher your BeatTik score, the rarer the items! Each item you receive will be in the form of “Rad Colle Cards”. These cards can be a mixture of MoE Accessories, items, Convert Chara Cards, and more! Will you collect them all?

*The Video Battler feature has been modified for the North American and European release to convert recorded BeatTik videos, rather than using videos on the internet, to convert into items.

MoE Accessories: Use Accessories to change your appearence:
Are you feeling silly today? Cute? You decide!Players can equip up to three cute accessories onto the Goddesses and playable V-Idols! You can customize the placement and also alter the size to your liking. What makes MoE accessories fun is that they will be visible in almost every scene! Dungeons, event scenes, and even on the BeatTik stage!

The Cloud:
Neptune and company’s base is a management facility called the “Cloud”. All the Goddesses, as well as the V-Idols, gather at this locale. Speak with Faira, access different areas you can explore, and more!

Neotube Plaza:
The NeoTube Plaza is a hub for shops and facilities that players will return to often. Visit the hub to accept special missions from Vtubers, access the item and accessories shops, rank up in BeatTik, and more!

Neptunia Virtual Stars is planned for launch on the 5th March 2021 and is available to pre-order physically from a selection of retailers. A Limited Edition product will also be available through the Official Idea Factory Store.

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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