Shueisha Games announced during the INDIE Live Expo 2023 that the PC/console version of Soulvars will release on June 27, 2023 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and DMM Game Player. The announcement also comes with a new key visual drawn by manga artist Shiro Usazaki, who worked on Act-age and Kimi to Aoi Yoru no.
Developed by ginolabo, Soulvars features a deck-building battle system known as the Soul Bit System. With over 100 Arts that can be activated by combining hand commands known as Soul Bits, and the ability to control the hand through abilities. While facing powerful attacks and status ailments of the Dominators, you must choose a move that suits the battle situation in order to win. Despite its initial release for smartphones in 2022, the game registered a hit and is now coming to PC/console platforms.
The game will support Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean languages.
A future where human souls can be digitized…
Humanity faces the consequences of its technology with the sudden appearance of grotesque Dominators. Elite units consisting of Soulbearers, next-generation humans born with alternate Souls, are dispatched day and night to intercept and counter Dominator attacks. The story follows Yakumo, a freelance Soulbearer, as he handles assignments from private military contractor “DDO” (Dominator Disposal Organization).
Deep, exhilarating battles and character growth
Experience the best of both worlds – dynamic pixel art animations and turn-based tactical planning. Each enemy is a puzzle to solve, a challenge to overcome! Identify their weaknesses and combine Soulbit actions to unleash powerful finishing moves! Explore the cityscape and hunt unique Dominators for rare and powerful gear on your path to mastering the ultimate Arts!
Super-enhanced port of the acclaimed mobile original
The original mobile version, released in January 2022, soared up the rankings to #1 for paid RPG apps and #2 for paid game apps on both Google Play and Tunes in Japan and continues to garner wide acclaim, 4.6 score average on iTunes, 4.8 on Google Play as of September 2022. The Steam version offers an enhanced horizontal UI and intuitive controller input, combining the speed of SOULVARS with full dynamism on your favorite display!
▍Soulvars Main Characters