‘Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star’ Release Date, News & Update: XSEED Confirms America Is Up For Yet Another Adorable Japanese Game

By Arianne Gift , Updated Dec 15, 2016 09:10 AM EST

Marvelous Games and XSEED Games have announced that "Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" is releasing on January 17, 2017 in North America for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Europe gets it next on January 20, while the Australian release date is still being amended, although it is expected to release within a similar timeframe.

"Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" Digital

Pre-orders on the digital version of "Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" for PS4 is now available via the PlayStation Store. North America and Europe will both get the Shackled Bride Outfit DLC for Nero by pre-ordering, but North American players get to have instant access to an exclusive theme.

The PS Vita version for "Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" is not available for pre-orders, but there will be a special bundle that includes the game two weeks after the official launch. Additionally, the Cold-Blooded Warden DLC outfit for Gilgamesh will be available, along with an exclusive theme.

"Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" Retail

"Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star's" standard edition for both platforms on retail is priced $49.99 on PS4 and $39.99 on PS Vita. A limited edition Noble Phantasm Edition will also be available for $20 more on each platform, reports PlayStation Lifestyle. The Noble Phantasm Edition includes collectible cards, a poster, a hardcover art book and more. European gamers know of this collector's edition as Moon Crux Edition.

Meanwhile in Japan, "Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" DLC Lineup 5 is already released, according to Gematsu. The fifth set of costumes, dubbed "Stay Night Costumes," includes Artoria Pendragon, Gilgamesh and Nameless, each sold for 300 Yen.

Regarding the Australian release, Marvelous Games stated that "Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star" should be coming on January 20 as well. However, the publisher went on to say on Twitter that the release date for Australia will have to be adjusted. In the meantime, enjoy this marvelous gameplay below.

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