Today, PQube and developer Kadokawa Games summarise the biggest additions that Root Letter: Last Answer makes to the bestselling original. For everyone who missed the award-winning visual novel when it released in 2016, this is the perfect opportunity to experience the thrilling story of Aya Fumino for the first time or finally find out how it all ends.
Root Letter: Last Answer will be out on August 30th in Europe and September 3rd in North America for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 with a Day-One Edition, including a beautiful 100 pages artbook with unreleased works.
1. Live-Action Mode
… or Drama-Mode will turn all scenes in the game into live-action versions, complete with real backgrounds of Shimane prefecture, reenacted and voiced by a total of 90 different actors!
2. Four additional epilogues
Find out how the thrilling story around Aya concludes in four different endings, including a “Government Conspiracy” route and a spooky one, titled “The Cursed Letter“! These are of course available in both modes.
3. Quality-of-life tweaks
Simplified story branches and an improved skipping function make reaching the true ending easier, while the menu now offers a clearer understanding of which routes have been completed.
4. Technical improvements
Handling the inventory and items has been reworked, enhanced response time will make navigating through the game smoother and new trophies have been added
Follow in the footsteps of Aya Fumino, a school penfriend allegedly involved in a tragic murder 15 years ago. Explore the prefecture of Shimane, uncover clues, and use the letters you wrote to each other to track down her childhood friends for questioning. But perhaps these friends, now adults living a peaceful life, will not be eager to let their painful memories resurface…