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Touhou: New World gains Gensokyo Dreaming DLC

Posted on July 10, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Touhou New World Gensokyo Dreaming DLC

Starting today, Touhou: New World players can purchase new DLC dubbed Gensokyo Dreaming.

The DLC adds a ton of extra content. Players can access an original storyline, new stages, bosses, and eight additional playable characters from the Touhou Project universe to join existing characters Reimu and Marisa. 

Here’s some additional information:

Gensokyo Dreaming returns players to the magical world as powerful psychic Sumireko Usami travels across Gensokyo gathering allies to face the evil spirit Mima. As players progress through the new storyline, they will unlock eight new characters that players can freely change between to tackle the new challenges ahead. New stages will test players’ bullet-dodging skills in exciting locales such as factories once used by the kappa, the tops of abandoned trains, and even the inside of an abandoned space station! Those skills will be pushed to the limit in intense boss battles, where players will need precise movement and careful timing to stay alive and dish out a magical beat-down.

Key Features

  • Shrine Maiden Skills and Magician Moves – Enemies may unleash fountains of projectiles, but they can be countered by inflicting heavy damage with spell cards, dealing powerful blows with exorcism sticks, and slowing attacks with well-timed guards.
  • Get to Know Gensokyo – Help friendly Gensokyo residents by finding lost souls, investigating strange areas, and engaging in mock battles. Players will be rewarded handsomely, and they might learn a tip or two to aid them in their quest.
  • Customizable Action – Characters can be customized to suit nearly any playstyle. Their skills can be leveled up through use in battle, upgrading essential stats like health and attack power to help them overcome the odds.
  • Don’t Forget to Accessorize – Every weapon, piece of armor, and accessory found has randomized stats, so mix and match to make the most of them or reforge equipment to get the perfect combination.
  • An Expanded Cast of Colorful Characters – Eight characters from the Touhou Project universe have been added and are now playable throughout the game, once they are unlocked by progressing through the DLC. Play as Sumireko Usami, Koishi Komeiji, Reisen Undongein Inaba, Youmu Konpaku, Remilia Scarlet, Sakuya Izayoi, Flandre Scarlet, and Yukkuri Reimu!

The new DLC is now available on the Switch eShop for $9.99. It’s also being sold as part of a bundle with Touhou: New World for $31.48.

You can find much more on the game here.

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