Hatsune Miku PS4 Debut Teased by Project DIVA Series Lead

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Series Lead Director Hiroshi Utsumi was at the Taipei Game Show today, and he was asked a few questions coming by the Taiwanese industry press. As part of the answers, reported by Gamer, there were a couple that directly hinted to a possible debut on PS4 of the popular virtual diva.

A journalist asked Utsumi-san if the touch slider included in Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone was implemented in Project DIVA F 2nd, and the answer demonstrated that he already has the PS4 in mind:

Not at this time, but since there’s a touch pad on the front of the controller of the PS4, it would be interesting.

Utsumi-san was then asked directly if the Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA series will be available in the future on PS4:

First of all we could make a sequel of Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd. Preparations could go in various ways, but the challenge is how to differentiate three separate platforms. At the moment we haven’t decided about a port of Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd, but seeing the PS4 exhibited here now I feel the motivation (laughs).

As usual, since no official announcement has been made yet by Sega, we should take this with a pinch of salt, but Utsumi-san definitely seems to consider a debut of the series on Sony’s new console as a solid possibility.

I can definitely see how a Project DIVA game could be successful on PS4, not only due to the DualShock 4, but also because of the livestreaming features built in the console, that would fit a rhythm game like a glove.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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