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The Caligula Effect: Overdose

It happens quite rarely, but we’ve learned of a Japanese game’s Western release date before its Japanese release date. In fact, The Caligula Effect: Overdose will even be released in North America before it’ll be released in Japan – only by two days though. FuRyu’s RPG will launch in Japan on March 14, 2019. The North American launch is set for March 12, and it’ll be released in Europe on March 15.


NIS America confirmed the western release date for The Caligula Effect: Overdose today. In North America, the game is on track for March 12. The European release is scheduled for March 15. Finally, Australia and New Zealand will have the RPG on March 22.

Today’s news was accompanied by a new combat trailer. We have the video below, including a brief overview

NIS America uploaded a trailer for The Caligula Effect: Overdose showing what’s new in the game. Take a look at the video below.

The Caligula Effect: Overdose will contain revamped visuals, new endings, and double the story content compared to the original release.

NIS America has readied a new story trailer for The Caligula Effect: Overdose, which premiered at PAX West 2018 today. Watch it below.

NIS America made several new announcements today. RPG Maker MV, The Caligula Effect: Overdose, and The Princess Guide are all coming to North America and Europe on Switch next year.

As is traditionally the case with NIS America games, the company is offering limited editions for these new titles through its online store. We have the full rundown on what’s included in each as well as pre-order links below.

The Caligula Effect: Overdose is coming west. Even better, NIS America has announced that the game is seeing a release on Switch after previously only appeared on PlayStation 4 in Japan.

Here’s an overview and a trailer: