AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative Shares Intricate Gameplay Trailer; Wink Psync, Investigations & More

Publisher Spike Chunsoft has shared a brand new gameplay trailer for the upcoming AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative, showcasing many of the title’s mechanics. First of note are investigations, which simply comprise analyzing the respective surrounding vicinities with virtual reality visualizations rebuilding the crime scene right before your very eyes.

A new gameplay tool is Wink Psync, allowing players to read the minds of specific characters. Of course, Sominums are also back and consist of the same fundamental actions as the prior game. Users only have 6 minutes to traverse these mental landscapes while solving puzzles and answering questions with unconventional solutions.

You can view the gameplay trailer for AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative below:

Additionally, limited-time free DLC will be available for three weeks post-launch from June 24, 2022, through July 14, 2022. These outfits are for Aiba and Tama; Hot-Dog costumes and patterned T-shirts. These cosmetics can be viewed below:


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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