For those that don’t know, Hatsune Miku is a massively famous pop-culture sensation in her home country of Japan. She’s also virtual. This hasn’t stopped her from having a series of popular games, thousands of songs, packed live shows, and even her own store.
Fans of music games and Japanese pop will finally be able to carry the world’s most popular virtual singer around in their pockets this March when Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f is released for PlayStation Vita. Published by SEGA and developed by Crypton Future Media, this rhythm game first hit the PS Vita in Japan in August 2012, followed by a PlayStation 3 port that received a worldwide release last year.
The news was posted on Sony’s PlayStation Blog where it was revealed that the game will arrive on the PlayStation Network with over 30 songs and new trophies separate from last years PS3 version. It was also announced that there would be a number of DLC packs available alongside the games launch including the Snow Miku 2013 content, an Extra Character Modules Pack, and an Extra Songs pack. The exact release date is yet to be announced.
A sequel, titled Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd, is due to be released in Japan in Spring 2014 for PS3 and Vita. Currently there is no news of a release outside of Japan. When asked about the possibility of the sequel being released, Sega’s Brand Manager Aaron Webber has stated that for now Sega is focused on getting the first Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f out for PS Vita owners.