The cover of the new Hyperdimension Neptunia game was censored in the West

The cover of the new Hyperdimension Neptunia game was censored in the West

Through its official Twitter account, Idea Factory International revealed the cover of the video game Neptunia ReVerse (Go! Go! 5 Jigen Game Neptune: reVerse), which is scheduled to be released in the West this year on the PlayStation 5. However, it does. What drew attention on social networks was that, when comparing the cover with the Japanese version released in December 2020, it can be seen that censorship has been applied in the characters' costumes to hide any exposed skin.

On the left is the cover of the Western version of the video game, while on the right is the cover of the version released in Japan. It is wrong to point to Sony this time around, as the censorship on any exposed breast skin is the product of the Western distributor's policies.

The cover of the new Hyperdimension Neptunia game was censored in the West 1614098779 The cover of the new Hyperdimension Neptunia game was censored in the West 1614098779

In this regard, Idea Factory International assured that the original cover is available at the rear, as it is a “reversible cover”. In its statement, the company clarified: "the design of the cover illustration has had to be adjusted so that the game can be sold in all places." According to the same publication, it was also ensured that no content within the video game has been altered, more than some mechanics that have been localized to the West.

On the other hand, this video game is a new edition of the Hyperdimension Neptunia Re; Birth 1 Plus game released for the PlayStation 4 console. The version was already a "refined version" of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re; Birth 1 released for the PlayStation console. Vita.

The revelation of this installment was made within the framework of the tenth anniversary of the franchise. The original Hyperdimension Neptunia game was released for the PlayStation 3 console in Japan on August 19, 2010, and the announcement of this new installment also revealed that Compile Heart is working on other installments in the franchise.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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