Taito announced on July 5 that the shooting game Rays Arcade Chronology will be released on March 9, 2023. The compatible platform is Nintendo Switch/PS4, and the price is 7480 yen for the regular version. We will start accepting reservations sequentially on July 12.
Rays Arcade Chronology is a transplant version of the trilogy of the popular shooting game Ray Series that operated in the arcade in the 1990s. In the transplant version, M2 Co., Ltd. is in charge of development, the original version is faithfully transplanted, and a high-resolution version of the two titles with 3D drawing is also included. In addition, save/road functions in the game and various gadget displays that are useful for games capture are added. The recorded title is as follows.
- RayStome NEO-HD
- Lake crisis
- Lake crisis HD
In addition to the regular version, this work will also be released as a special edition (18,480 yen) that includes luxurious benefits. Specially designed versions include special live Blu-ray & CDs, materials collection, capture guidebooks, 5 types of reprinted instrument cards, and three types of reprinted leaflets. In addition, store benefits will be provided for purchases at Square Enix e-Store and Amazon / Ebiten [eBTEN].
In addition, the Famitsu DX Pack, which will add Rayforce (Vinyl Edition), which has been reprinted on the analog record of the soundtrack CD Ray Force released in 1994, will be released. The regular version is 12,100 yen and the special edition is 23,100 yen. In addition, a 3D crystal set, which adds 3D crystal to the content of Famitsu DX Pack, is also available, and the price here is 15,950 yen for the regular version and 26,950 yen for the special edition.
In addition, Amazon will accept reservations for limited products in this work at the Big Sale Prime Day scheduled to be held from 0:00 on July 12 to 23:59 on July 13. Amazon Prime Day Limited Bonus is a download code where you can play R-Gear. R-Gear was developed as a sequel to Ray Force, but has been discontinued due to the launch of Ray Storm. It is a phantom game with only the first stage. The work is transplanted to Nintendo Switch/PS4 and provided as a limited benefit.
Rays Arcade Chronology will be released on March 9, 2023. Reservations will start on July 12th.