AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative ARG Reveals 2 New Missing Characters; Mariha Monzen & Lumina Rikujo

The AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative ARG has progressed by revealing two new characters following the decision game fans participated in earlier this week, determining the fate of Aine Ichirai and Binato Sotobara.

Now, on the Sunaiku Foundation website, two new missing students from Kanagawa Prefecture have been revealed; Mariha Monzen and Lumina Rikujo. No specific information on these characters is provided, but they will undoubtedly be involved in the new Hidden Bats ARG development that is set to occur two days from now.

You can view the artwork showcasing Mariha Monzen and Lumina Rikujo via our gallery below. We’ll be sure to keep you all updated on further developments regarding the Sunaiku Foundation and Hidden Bats.

AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative shows an event where the right half of a corpse was discovered, but the left half was never found until six years later. However, the body has shown no signs of decay, as though it’s only a day old. New, special agent Mizuki and her AI partner Aiba are tasked to solve the Half Body serial killings. Kotaro Uchikoshi is confirmed to be the Scenario Writer. Hardcore fans can pre-order the game’s Collector’s Edition, which has a bunch of goodies.

AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative is releasing for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC on June 24, 2022.

AI: The Somnium Files is currently available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.

If you missed it, check out our review of the game’s initial release.


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