Ciel nosurge DX, Ar nosurge DX Pushed to March in Japan
Koei Tecmo announced that it has delayed the Japanese release of the DX remasters of Ciel nosurge: Ushinawareta Hoshi e Sasagu Uta (“Ode to a Lost Star”) and Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star. Previously planned for January 2021, the games will now launch for PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch on March 4, 2021. Western releases have not been announced at this time.
Grouped together under the moniker Surge Concerto, the games are loosely connected to the Ar tonelico series. Ciel nosurge was originally released for PlayStation Vita in Japan in 2012 as an online title, with an offline version released in 2014, and was not released outside of Japan. Ar nosurge is a sequel to Ciel nosurge but did get released in North America and Europe. Ar nosurge was originally released for PlayStation 3 in 2014, with a Plus version released for PlayStation Vita in 2015 (2014 in Japan).