A New Day Dawns for The World Ends with You: Final Remix

New details have surfaced from Square Enix concerning the upcoming The World Ends with You: Final Remix. The game’s new scenario, A New Day, sees protagonist Neku come to in the middle of Shibuya Crossing, having just experienced a vision in which the city’s buildings disappeared one by one at the command of a mysterious voice. After waking, an email on his phone informs Neku that the death game has now entered into its Hard Mode. Neku, along with a cast of returning characters and the new girl reaper named Coco, must escape Shibuya within 24 hours to beat Hard Mode.

Hard Mode will also feature a new type of Noise to battle, as well as five new types of missions: Curse and Restore missions see Neku’s HP drop or replenish during battle; Split missions feature Noise that continually multiply themselves; Sync Rave doubles the amount of built-up Sync Rate; and Raven Ball missions see a ball enter the battlefield that will damage Neku.

Final Remix expands on the original game’s pin-based combat system with the addition of Set Pins, which offer up powerful new techniques and effects by being equipped in combination with others of the same set. The newly-added two-player mode offers an entirely separate set of pins, displayed in the bottom right of the screen, that the second player can activate by moving the Joy-Con in specific ways.

The World Ends with You: Final Remix will release in Japan on September 27, 2018. A localized version is coming to North America and Europe on October 12, 2018. Both versions will release exclusively on the Switch.



Pascal Tekaia

Pascal joined up with RPGamer in 2015 as a reviewer and news reporter. He's one of THOSE who appreciate a good turn-based JRPG grind almost as much as an amazing story.

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  1. Hard Mode, huh? It’ll be interesting to see what brought this about.

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