Pre-ordering Details(!) + Yatagarasu Developer Diary (June 18th)

Hello, Seon from Nyu Media here.

In today’s update, we have news about how to pre-order Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm and a developer update from Shiza. Let’s get started!

Pre-order Yatagarasu AoC at the Humble Store from June 30th!
In addition to Steam, Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm will be available for purchase from the Humble Store from July 7th, price $14.99. What’s more, the Humble Store will open pre-orders from June 30th (not long now!) and purchases from the Humble Store will include both a Steam key and DRM-free version.

Please watch our for our June 3oth announcement when pre-orders go live!


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Hi, everyone. Shiza here.

Release Day: July 7th
As per last week’s announcement, Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm will release on July 7th, and we would like to thank all of our supporters for your patience over the last year and a half that we spent working on the game.

Development ran a long time over schedule, but the extra work that went into the game has enabled us to further improve the quality. (We really haven’t been lazy all that time!)

The fact that we’ve been able to create this game with no capital, no production staff, and just a few individuals working on the game, is very much thanks to the people who have supported us. The funds raised by our crowdfunding supporters, the support of fighting gamers from around the world, and help from other supporters that gave us the strength to develop the game.

The Yatagarasu dev team has always aimed to create the game that we want to create, how we want to create it. Thanks to YOUR support and input, we’ve been able to do not only that, but to develop it into a game that can be played and enjoyed by many people. It has been our pleasure to create the game with your support. Thank you.

Donator Rewards
We are working on the various rewards for backers of the Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm IndieGogo campaign, and we have some updates about these below.

To allow as many people as possible to enjoy them, rewards that provide or affect the game content will be treated as ‘time limited exclusives’, and will be released to all players at some point after the game release.

・Game Pack ($10 and higher)
Backers will receive early delivery of Yatagarasu AoC in the form of a Steam key on June 30th.
Details regarding the digital art book will be sent in a later email.\

・Original Soundtrack ($20 and higher)
Details about the original soundtrack will follow in a later email.

・Open Access ($40 and higher)
A key to unlock additional content will be sent to qualifying campaign contributors on June 30th.
The additional content will include:

1. Special titles to use in the game
2. Special character color schemes *
3. Character support comments
4. Victory screen hijacking

* To facilitate the early game release, the special colors will be immediately available to all players.

・Deluxe Pack ($150 and higher)
Details regarding the frame data book, Yatagarasu Complete Set, and doujinshi by KOTANI:Tomoyuki will follow in a later email.

・Bushi ($180 and higher)
The Custom Voice Pack (Actors) reward will take the form of an ‘assistant function’ that enables exclusive voiceover.

・Ronin ($200 and higher)
The Custom Voice Pack (Announcers) reward will take the form of a name announcement function.
* To facilitate the early game release, the name announcement function will be immediately available to all players.

・Bakufu no Inu ($1,000 and higher)
Your requested characters will appear in the exclusive ‘Bakufu no Inu’ stage.
* The custom stage characters are missing names. Qualifying backers: please contact the dev team to let us know the official name.

・Shogun ($2500 and higher)
Your requested characters will appear in a dedicated side story that shows what unfolds behinds the scenes of Yatagarasu AoC.


Physical Rewards
We had originally planned to ship physical rewards at the same time as the game release, but as we have pulled the game release forward, they will be shipped as they are completed / become available following the game launch. Details about the timing will be announced on or before July 7th. Thank you for your understanding.

In Case of Change of Address
If your physical address or email address has changes since the IndieGogo campaign, please message Seon King at Nyu Media (https://www.IndieGogo.com/individuals/2404004) with the below details.

・IndieGogo username
・IndieGogo-registered email address
・Physical address at the time of the IndieGogo campaign
・New physical address (if applicable)
・New email address (if applicable)

* If you have previously received confirmation of a change of address from Nyu Media, you should be covered, but feel free to contact them again to be certain you will receive your rewards.

Post-release Rewards
As per our previous update, we have decided to release Yatagarasu AoC while certain items are still in production, in order to prevent any further delay to the game launch. The development team is working on implementing these items, and they will follow in an upcoming update to the game. We will follow up with announcements about the rewards as each is completed.

・Full color art book (digital and physical versions)
・Custom character colors
・Digital art by KOTANI:Tomoyuki
・Physical illustration by KOTANI:Tomoyuki
・GGPO *

* Please accept our apologies for GGPO not making the initial game release as originally planned. Our technical testing revealed that this will take longer to complete than anticipated, so it will be added in an upcoming update. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

That’s it for the current update. We will be back more more updates soon.

Thank you,

Shiza

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