Aksys Games announced its Western release date for Zero Escape: The Nonary Games, its double pack of Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999) and Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, on Friday. The game will launch on March 24 in North America, where it will be available physically and digitally for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, and digitally on PC via Steam.
In Europe, the game will also launch digitally for PS4 and Steam on March 24, but the PS Vita version of the game has been delayed and a physical release date has not yet been announced.
Aksys also announced that the collection will not include [Highlight to read minor 999 spoilers] the exclusive extra ending from 999: The Novel, the iOS port of 999.
999 will be updated with HD graphics and English and Japanese voice acting. Virtue’s Last Reward already features both English and Japanese voice-overs, but 999 does not. Aksys revealed that some voice actors from Virtue’s Last Reward will reprise their roles in the new 999 ports.
Aksys Games released 999 for Nintendo DS in 2009 and the sequel, Virtue’s Last Reward, for Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita in 2013. The third game in the series, Zero Time Dilemma, shipped for PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS on June 28.
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games will launch in Japan for PC on March 25, and for PS4 and PS Vita on April 13.