Idea Factory International is bringing the historical Otome romance visual novel Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds to PC. We covered that news before. Now the title has an official release date. The game will be available worldwide on August 24, 2017. During its launch week, it will have a 30% discount.
— Idea Factory International (@IdeaFactoryIntl) August 8, 2017
Alongside this announcement, IFI also revealed a deluxe edition. This special edition includes:
- The soundtrack
- PC wallpaper
- Collections of character and event art
- Wallpaper for mobile devices
Additionally, a set of extra stories will be available as DLC.
Kyoto Winds is the first entry in a two part re-telling of the original Hakuoki tale. This remake features several new scenes, characters, and routes. The PC version will include HD graphics as well as options for Chinese, Japanese, and English text. The story itself focuses on the warriors of the Shinsengumi during the Bakumatsu period of Japan, albeit with a supernatural twist. For more on the game, you can check out our review of the Vita version.