From Taito’s Darius Cozmic Revelation compilation, G-Darius HD is getting an update later this year. Announced during today’s Square Enix Presents, the developers (M2’s Naoki Horii and Yukiko Karashima), the once arcade exclusive G-Darius Ver.2 will be added (standard and HD options too)!

G Darius Ver.2 Changes (Arcade version)

  • Beginner mode
  • Switched ending (Beginner mode)
  • Rapid fire button
  • Game speed adjustments
  • Enemy endurance adjustments
  • Player endurance adjustments – Mid-bosses added to some zones
  • Skip function for demo screens added
  • Boss timer and timer bonus added
  • Calculations for score ranking changed
  • Boss attack patterns changed and added

Please stay tuned for further news about this update.

There isn’t a set release date for this new update, just that it’ll be coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in “late 2021”. While you wait, physical editions of the game are available to pre-order once again from Strictly Limited Games.

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