NEO: The World Ends with You Now Out on PS4 and Switch

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The action role-playing game NEO: The World Ends with You is finally available worldwide on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. This is a sequel to The World Ends with You released in 2007. It’s also arriving on PC through the Epic Games Store this summer.

The game takes players to the streets of Shibuya and in the role of Rindo as they participate in a life-or-death battle in the “Reapers’ Game.” Joining Rindo as he tries to discover the secrets behind the game are some truly memorable characters.

In terms of gameplay, players can control multiple characters during combat. They can attack enemies using “psych” abilities that are made possible through items known as “pins.” There are also what’s called “threads” which can be worn by the characters to boost their abilities.

The characters that the players can choose include:

  • Rindo
    • The main character and serves as the de facto leader of the Wicked Twisters.
    • He’s an expert when it comes to getting information using his phone.
  • Fret
    • A classmate and friend of Rindo who’s also been forced to join the game.
    • His main ability is getting along with almost anyone.
  • Nagi
    • A college student who is often mistaken as a middle schooler due to her youthful appearance.
    • Being empathetic and perceptive, she can understand the emotions of other people.
  • Minamoto
    • He forces himself to Rindo’s team after saving them from a difficult situation.
    • By using his psychic powers, he can compute every possible future.

Free Demo

For those who are not yet sure whether to buy the game, they can try it out through the free demo. It gives players access to the first two days of the Reapers’ Game. Any progress made in the demo can be transferred to the full game.

For those who buy the game, there are bonus in-game items available that can help players in the early stages of the game. The physical versions give the Reapers’ Game Survival Set while the digital versions offer the Legendary Threads Set. These are only good for those who buy the game until August 26. Get the game here.

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