Franchise also gets new smartphone game
Sega announced on Friday that it will release its Hatsune Miku Project Diva Mega Mix (Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega39's) game for the Nintendo Switch in the West in 2020. Sega also began streaming an announcement trailer with English subtitles.
The game will have an Arcade Mode with traditional button controls and a new Mix Mode where players wave the Switch's Joy-Con controllers to the rhythm.
The game's limited edition in Japan will bundle a "Catch the Wave" SONOCA card, art book, and CD collection.
Sega also teased a smartphone game project titled "Project Sekai" for the Hatsune Miku franchise. The project will be a collaboration between Sega, Crypton Future Media, and Colorful Palette, a subsidiary of Craft Egg. Sega opened a teaser website and began streaming a teaser video.
Hatsune Miku Project Diva Mega Mix will launch in Japan in early 2020. The game celebrates the series' 10th anniversary.
The game will have 101 songs, which will include songs from the series' history as well as new songs. The game will also include 300 costumes. The new songs will be available as downloadable content for the Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone and Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone DX PlayStation 4 games.
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone is the latest main game in the series, and it launched in the Americas and Europe in January 2017. The game debuted in Japan in June 2016 as a port of the Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade games to the PS4. Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone DX is a re-release of the game which includes all the DLC. It shipped for the PS4 in Japan in November 2017.