DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX+ hits Switch and PS4 next month


A standalone release of DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX+ is making its way to Switch and PlayStation 4 on June 11 with both digital and physical releases, Taito and ININ Games have announced.

DariusBurst: Another Chronicle originally came out in arcades in 2010, building upon the PSP game DariusBurst and taking it back to its coin-op roots. It’s seen a number of revisions since, including DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX for arcade in 2011 and DariusBurst: Chronicle Saviours for PC and consoles in 2015. Another Chronicle EX+ includes everything from the arcade version of EX, along with some new scenarios, a new replay mode, and the Silver-Hawk Murakumo playable in all modes for the first time.

Another Chronicle EX+ is being developed by Pyramid, with the original Another Chronicle team behind it. It’s also coming out as part of Darius Cozmic Revelation later this year, alongside G-Darius HD—but with that being a limited-run, physical-only release, it’s nice to have the option of buying EX+ separately. Here’s hoping G-Darius HD gets its own standalone release, too, like it did in Japan earlier this year.

Here’s an overview of DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX+, from its Nintendo eShop listing:

Take part in the galaxy’s most awesome adventure yet, with this brand new update to the arcade classic Dariusburst: Another Chronicle! CHAOS has devastated the universe as the biomechanical hordes take on humanity once again. Without the support of the human network, the Silver Hawks plunge into the depths of EVIL fitted with Burst technology and set out liberate Planet Darius!

In this brand-new edition of Dariusburst, enjoy the enhanced visuals and authentic arcade action like never before! Conquer the evil Belsar forces in the complete EVENT Mode with all new scenarios exclusive to EX+! And for the first time, take flight in the Silver-Hawk Murakumo in all modes!

Rush into Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+! Be on your guard!

DariusBurst: Another Chronicle EX+ launches June 11 for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.


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