At Anime Expo 2022, publisher Spike Chunsoft announced that they will be localizing the upcoming latest mainline entry in the Science Adventure franchise, Anonymous;Code, for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in 2023. Additionally, Numskull Games will be publishing the title in select regions.
The game’s official website provides the following story synopsis:
2037. Nakano, Tokyo. Pollon Takaoka and his best friend Cross Yumikawa make a living as a pro hackers wherever they can; wherever hasn’t been affected by the “Sad Morning” disaster that occurred February 6th, 2036.
One day, Pollon declares he is going to “elope,” despite the fact that he is single. However, he meets a mysterious girl called Momo in a place no one is supposed to be…
Suddenly, mysterious assailants appear and chase after Momo.
During the escape, Pollon receives the “Save & Load” app which allows him to save data and start over just like a video game. Little does he realize this is only the beginning…
The mysterious, genius hacker “Cicada 3301” who organizes a series of “Quests” that seem impossible to solve. The “Gaia Institute” that reactivated the earth simulation which was supposed to be frozen. The thugs from Vatican’s “513 Holy Office,” working behind the scenes…
Pollon is thrown into numerous plots as a result of his encounter with Momo, and faces a major event that shakes the world.
What truth awaits you when you use hacking, saving, and loading?
Hack the myriad branches of reality and “load” the ending that saves the world!
This is the story of the hackers who will rewrite the future.
You can view the officially provided screenshots below:
Additionally, a Steelbook will be releasing for both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, with the illustration being shared at a later date.
The bottom of the game’s official website has store links for the Steelbook. Store availability is ongoing, and we will be updating the list below for where one can pre-order the Steelbook Edition.
- Target (Switch, PS4) $59.99 USD
- Amazon (Switch, PS4): $59.99 USD
- Best Buy (Switch, PS4): $59.99 USD
- Video Games Plus (Switch, PS4): $79.99 CAD
Character profiles are viewable below:
You can view the official Western announcement trailer below:
You can view a special video message from game producer Tatsuya Matsubara below, which includes message panels from the game’s creator, Chiyomaru Shikura:
We will be sure to update you all on further news regarding this upcoming localization.
We have been providing extensive coverage for this title’s Japanese release, viewable below:
- New trailer with confirmed July 2022 Japan release for PS4 & Switch
- 2 hours of gameplay + screenshots
- Several character renders, profiles, and gameplay details
- JUNO & Liddie Kumar screenshots, profiles, and character renders
- Pre-order bonuses
- Earth Simulator, GAI Institution, and new characters
- Opening movie with English subtitles
- Limited Edition & Soundtrack CD
- The Vatican & its Notable Members
- Prologue Video + New Profiles
- Science Adventure Fan Group Translates Anonymous;Code’s First Chapter
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