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Mugen Souls is available now on Steam!

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that the wait is finally over! :)  As some of you have already spotted, Mugen Souls has been released on Steam today and is priced at just $19.99 (£14.99).  However, if you grab a copy over the next week, you can take advantage of a massive 40% discount reducing the price to an irresistible $11.99 (£8.99)! The discount expires on the 29th October, so if you’re ready to take on Chou-Chou the undisputed Goddess of Mugen Souls, then you’d better make sure you hurry on over to the Mugen Souls Steam Store page now! :)

Mugen Souls already features a massive amount of free DLC that comes with the game from the outset, but there will also be a healthy selection of DLC packs with loads of goodies for the game made available from the 29th October.  In addition to having a much lower standard price than the console DLC, the Steam DLC packs will have their price discounted by 40% on their first week of sale.  So, keep your eye on the blog for details of these bargain packs in the coming week.

Massive thanks to everyone who has bought a copy so far.  We couldn’t do what we do without your continued support, so on behalf of everyone here at Ghostlight, thank you all, we really appreciate it! :)

Finally, apologies to our Japanese fans, as while Mugen Souls is currently visible on the Japanese Steam Store Page, it is not currently available. This is because, at the time of writing, we do not have the rights to release the game in Japan.

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Mugen Souls releases tomorrow on Steam!

The big day has nearly arrived, and Mugen Souls will be released tomorrow on Steam, priced at just $19.99 with an amazing 40% launch discount.  The launch discount will expire on the 29th October so make sure you hurry to the Mugen Souls Steam Store page to take advantage of this great deal, before it expires.

The DLC will be launched on the 29th October and will, like the game itself, come with a 40% discount lasting until the 5th November.  We will also be including 30 items of DLC free with the game and you can find the full list in the previous blog post.

Since some of you have asked about the technical aspects of the port, I thought I’d let you know that the game is running at a smooth 60fps on my machine and I’m experiencing much reduced loading times from the console version although of course actual performance will vary depending on your set up.

In terms of gameplay I can say that the team here have been really enjoying it.  The combat is faster and far more fluid than the Agarest series while still being turn-based and the wide array of mechanics do give you a lot of flexibility in how you approach battles.  Whether you’re charming enemies into becoming your Peons using Chou-Chou’s different personality types, or blasting them into the air to create a Frenzy combo (earning a fortune at the same time), there are stacks of options available to you at all times.  I’m also personally really enjoying the game’s sense of humour which is pretty unique! :)  The wordplay and character interactions are often really funny and the game isn’t afraid to break the 4th wall in order to make a joke or two.

Regarding the much discussed issue of censorship in Mugen Souls, I just wanted to let you all know that we did ask Steam directly if we could ship the uncensored Japanese version of the game via their service and they told us, unfortunately, that we wouldn’t be able to do so.  For that reason, we decided to convert and release the US/European PlayStation 3 port of the game which has the bathhouse mini-games removed.

More on Mugen Souls

From the creators of the best selling Agarest series, Hyperdimension Neptunia & Fairy Fencer F…

There exists a small galaxy in the universe containing seven worlds, shimmering in seven colours... These worlds exist and act independently of one another. This has allowed them to develop and nurture rich, unique cultures. Then one day, a decree was issued... "I'm gonna make everything in each of these worlds bow to me!" – The Undisputed Goddess, Chou-Chou.

Mugen Souls features a free-roaming battle map, turn-based combat, and massive amounts of customization and growth to maximize the fun players can have with the game. 

Expansive worlds to explore: Travel freely on each world to explore and find treasures and items. Monsters are roaming about, so be cautious, or fight them head-on and make them your subservient peons!

  • Free-roaming style battle maps: Use Combo attacks to execute spectacular moves with your allies! Destroy Crystals on the battlefield to activate Hyper mode!
  • Moe Kill: Execute the Moe Kill technique to enslave enemies and turn them into items by exploiting their weaknesses!
  • Customization: Create a full cast of characters! Customizable body parts, facial expressions, and job classes!
  • Duel in Dual Audio: Experience the game in either Japanese or English audio.
  • PC Upgrades:  Featuring full mouse and keyboard support, gamepad support, Steam achievements, User Interface and graphical enhancements!

That’s all from me.  I’ll be back next week, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight? You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

MUGEN SOULS ©2015 COMPILE HEART / GCREST. All rights Reserved. MUGEN SOULS is a trademark of IDEA FACTORY. Licensed to and published by GHOSTLIGHT LTD.

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Posted by Ross

Mugen Souls to be released on the 22nd October

Hi everyone :)

In my last blogpost I spoke about how smoothly the Steam port of Mugen Souls has been progressing. I’m pleased to say that, with the help of the beta testers, progress has continued to the point that I can now reveal that Mugen Souls will be released on PC via Steam on the 22nd October, priced at just $19.99 with a stunning 40% launch discount. As the eagle-eyed among you have noticed, the Steam Store Page has already gone live and while it is not yet on sale, you can check out some more screenshots and join in the discussion on the Mugen Souls Steam Community page.

The week after launch, on the 29th October, we will be releasing the console DLC, which will again have a mighty 40% launch discount in addition to some substantial savings over the console release. In addition to this we will also be including a massive 30 items of DLC* from the console version as part of the base game for free.


From the creators of the best selling Agarest series, Hyperdimension Neptunia & Fairy Fencer F…

There exists a small galaxy in the universe containing seven worlds, shimmering in seven colours... These worlds exist and act independently of one another. This has allowed them to develop and nurture rich, unique cultures. Then one day, a decree was issued... "I'm gonna make everything in each of these worlds bow to me!" – The Undisputed Goddess, Chou-Chou.

 

Mugen Souls features a free-roaming battle map, turn-based combat, and massive amounts of customization and growth to maximize the fun players can have with the game. 

Expansive worlds to explore: Travel freely on each world to explore and find treasures and items. Monsters are roaming about, so be cautious, or fight them head-on and make them your subservient peons!

  • Free-roaming style battle maps: Use Combo attacks to execute spectacular moves with your allies! Destroy Crystals on the battlefield to activate Hyper mode!
  • Moe Kill: Execute the Moe Kill technique to enslave enemies and turn them into items by exploiting their weaknesses!
  • Customization: Create a full cast of characters! Customizable body parts, facial expressions, and job classes!
  • Duel in Dual Audio: Experience the game in either Japanese or English audio.
  • PC Upgrades:  Featuring full mouse and keyboard support, gamepad support, Steam achievements, User Interface and graphical enhancements!

That’s all from me.  I’ll be back next week, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight? You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

MUGEN SOULS ©2015 COMPILE HEART / GCREST. All rights Reserved. MUGEN SOULS is a trademark of IDEA FACTORY. Licensed to and published by GHOSTLIGHT LTD.

*Free DLC Items:
7 World Redux Additional Battle 1
7 World Redux Additional Battle 2
7 World Redux Additional Battle 3
Conspicuous Coordination Set
Flashy Coordination
G Up Pack 1
G Up Pack 2
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 1
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 2
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 3
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 4
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 5
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 6
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 7
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 8
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 9
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 10
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 11
Jiggly Transmission and Equipment Pack 12
Overwhelming Recipe Set
Overwhelming Selfina Set
Palpitation Coordination
Point Pack 1

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