The Classic Video Game, Anime and Manga Series Marks its 20th Anniversary with Remastered Collection of hack//G.U. titles Rebirth, Reminisce, Redemption, and Reconnection
IRVINE, Calif., (March 11, 2021) – Leading video game publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced that .hack//G.U. Last Recode™ is now available for the Nintendo Switch. Originally released for the PlayStation 2 in 2006 and 2007, and re-released as a compilation for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, and PC via STEAM® in 2017, .hack//G.U. Last Recode returns on the 20th anniversary of the .hack franchise. hack//G.U. Last Recode is the the ultimate experience for newcomers and fans alike, and in one single integrated experience ported for Nintendo Switch, players can experience a collection of remastered .hack//G.U. action-RPG titles including; Rebirth, Reminisce, Redemption, and Reconnection. .hack is a multimedia franchise developed by famed Japanese developer CyberConnect2, the developers behind the critically acclaimed Naruto Storm series of video games. Comprising video games, anime, novels, and manga, the world of .hack focuses on the mysterious events surrounding a wildly popular in-universe massively multiplayer role-playing game called The World. .hack//G.U. begins after the events of the original .hack series with players assuming the role of Haseo as he tracks down a powerful Player Killer named Tri-Edge who killed his friend’s in-game avatar Shino, which put her into a coma in real life. “.hack//G.U. Last Recode is one epic compelling story comprising four massive RPG experiences for new and existing fans to the franchise,” said Summer Nguyen, Associate Brand Manager at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “We’re thrilled to be celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the series by bringing the game to the Nintendo Switch, and we can’t wait to see fans lose themselves and fight their way through the exciting saga of .hack//G.U. Last Recode!” The Begins Edition Bundle for .hack//G.U. Last Recode is exclusively available on the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment online store. Fans can purchase the bundle at https://store.bandainamcoent.com/hack-g-u-last-recode/. The bundle includes one copy of .hack//G.U. Last Recode for Nintendo Switch, manga and art concept booklet, and soundtrack for the game. .hack//G.U. ™ Last Recode is now available on Nintendo Switch. For more information about .hack//G.U. Last Recode or other titles from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. please visit, https://www.bandainamcoent.com, follow us on Facebook at, https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS, or join the conversation on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.