Umineko: When They Cry Answer Arcs Gets Release Date for PC in the West
MangaGamer revealed that Umineko: When They Cry Answer Arcs will launch on MangaGamer and Steam on November 17.
In Umineko, the player will join Battler, a wealthy Ushiromiya family, as he attends an annual reunion on the island of Rokkenjima for the first time in six years. Strangely, around this time an event cause the Ushiromiya family to fear for their lives while it’s believed that the golden witch Beatrice has returned and is out for blood.
The story focuses on the course of the events that lead up to an enigma where no one is willing to share the truth. This takes players to the “Answer Arcs“, which will provide more information about the mystery behind the epitaph.
Umineko When They Cry is a murder mystery visual novel that is strictly kinetic and requires the player to only read as the story unfolds. However, fans of the series appreciate the atmosphere and characters that make this such a beloved series.
Additionally, the game has a menu for “Tips” where players can read about various key terms in greater detail. This includes details on characters and updates on the progression of the story.
You can watch the first trailer and check out some screenshots below: