Publisher PQube and developer Kadokawa Games have announced the Western release date for the Visual Novel Root Letter. The game will be released on August 30th in Europe, while America has to wait a little bit longer as they will receive it on September 3rd.
Next to this announcement PQube also confirmed a Day One-edition. Those who pre-order or get it at launch will receive a special edition including a beautiful 100 pages artbook with unreleased pieces.
For those not knowing of the visual novel yet, have a trailer and some info below.
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…
Solve a 15 year-old mystery
Many years have passed since the last correspondence with your pen friend Aya Fumino.
While those memories have been long left behind, a confession of murder revealed in her last letter has resurfaced.
It is now up to you to uncover the truth behind her disappearance.
An interactive visual novel
Navigate your way around xenor friends that have now reached adulthood.
Use the items and evidence at your disposal to make them confess!
A new way to enjoy the story
Turn on the live-action mode from the title screen at any time while playing to see Shimane’s locations and residents come to life.
The complete experience
In addition to several gameplay improvements, Root Letter: Last Answer adds brand new epilogues that conclude Aya Fumino’s story.
A story with different outcomes
Your replies to Aya’s letters will have lasting consequences, and impact your relationship. Choose your answers carefully and shape a story with up to five different endings.
Source: PQube PR