AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative Hidden Bats ARG Progress; Kairo Wins Poll Against Iris

The latest development of the AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative Hidden Bats ARG has concluded, with the decision game between voting for Kairo or Iris’ rescue resulting in the former. I was yearning for Kairo to be saved as the implications for such an outcome will assuredly be quite unprecedented.

The Hidden Bats website has been updated with the following message and accompanying video:

As a result of your choices,
Kairo Goshiki was rescued and Iris Sagan’s existence has been removed from this world.

How do you weigh a sin?
They manifested themselves in the numbers. The results of this experiment are fascinating.
Thank you for your cooperation.

The overseer of this experiment has a message for those who have participated so far.

And finally…
If you are able to find a new Nirvana Spell in another place, submit it as an Answer.
Only those who do will discover the truth about this experiment.

The Sunaiku Foundation has shared the following message:

Earlier today, our Missing Persons Task Force found and rescued Mr. Kairo Goshiki in Toyama Prefecture. He was discovered lying in a ravine and delivered to the police and emergency services. We have been told he is in good health both physically and mentally.

We are proud that our actions led to this favorable outcome. We will continue to find missing persons with renewed vigor and resolve.

With this, the ARG is seemingly done until more hints regarding the next Nirvana Spell code are found. Most likely, the upcoming AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative will contain some, seeing as its release date is mentioned in the aforementioned video.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated regarding this next phase of the Hidden Bats ARG.

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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Orpheus Joshua

Random gamer equally confused by the mainstream and the unusual. Fan of JRPGs, Action, Platformers, Rhythm, and Adventure titles.