Coming-of-Age JRPG Loop8: Summer of Gods Gets Western Release Date

Published: January 31, 2023 12:15 PM /



Hot on the heels of a delay for Japan, Xseed & Marvelous announced the western release date of the coming-of-age JRPG Loop8: Summer of Gods

The game will launch for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on June 6, which is just a few day after the new release date for Japan.

The price for the Standard Edition is $49.99, and a limited Celestial Edition will be priced at $69.99. Of course, Steam users don't get that one, but a special Digital Deluxe edition will be available for $59.99 with the original soundtrack and a digital artbook.

The announcement was accompanied by a trailer, which you can enjoy below.

The Celestial Edition includes a 5.25” by 7.25” softcover artbook with over 50 pages, a musical selections CD, a 7” by 10.5” mini wall scroll, and a 4” by 3.15” Japanese wooden ema, all packed in a custom box. (and you can see what it looks like below).

Loop8 Celestial Edition

If you're unfamiliar with the game, below you can find an official description:

  • Live an Ordinary Life, Fight Extraordinary Enemies: Build bonds with Ashihara's residents while protecting the town from the ever-present threat of the Kegai, repeating the cycle to uncover how your everyday actions impact your battles in the Underworld, and vice versa.
  • A Picturesque View of Rural Japan: Your adventure takes place in a nostalgic and beautifully recreated snapshot of a rural Japanese townscape. Head downtown to recharge at a local restaurant, or hang out at the shops to strengthen your bonds with other characters
  • Relive the Past to Alter the Future: Though the deadline for humanity's extinction draws ever closer, Ashihara's fate remains in your hands. Repeatedly return to the start of August, alter your actions, and see how they turn the tides of destiny across multiple endings.
  • Choices That Can Change the World: Loop8’s emotion-driven AI system responds to every action you take and decision you make. Characters’ emotions and stories will vary greatly based on your choices, making each playthrough wholly unique.