Love Live! School Idol Festival 2 Miracle Live! Japanese Version to End Service March 31, Global Version May 31
The official Japanese
for the smartphone
Love Live! School Idol Festival 2 Miracle Live!
game, developed by
Games, announced today that its services for the Japanese version would be discontinued on March 31st.
The X English account of the game also revealed on the same day that services for its global version, which will launch in February, will also be discontinued on May 31st – only three months after its release. The global version will be available in English, Traditional Chinese, and again in English.
Players will find the nine-button rhythm game from Love Live! School Idol Festival, along with the Bonds feature that will expose unique interactions among characters. The game will feature all songs from the franchise released so far, including those from rival groups not central to the storyline, such as A-RISE, Saint Snow, Sunny Passion, and Wien Margarete. It will also include songs from the franchise’s upcoming group, “Hasu no Sora Jôgakuin School Idol Club”, and the franchise’s latest debut musical – offering original storyline and characters – amounting to over 500 songs in total.
Players of the Love Live! School Idol Festival can link their accounts before the closure of its services on 31st March, enabling them to view their illustration collections in the “Album” of the new game.
The services of the Love Live! School Idol Festival will be discontinued on the 31st of March – just 16 days shy of its tenth anniversary.
A new version of the game, titled Love Live! School Idol Festival ALL STARS, was introduced in Japan in September 2019, with the worldwide release following in February 2020.
Originally, the game was launched side by side with the franchise’s first anime in 2013, providing more insight and side stories about the characters who were less highlighted in the anime. Essentially, it’s a rhythm game where players must tap the screen in time with songs from the franchise. Love Live! School Idol Festival ~Afterschool Activity~ was released on arcade machines in 2016, before being transferred to PS4 in 2021.
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