Bandai Namco Entertainment initially announced a brand new Idolmaster game during a livestream in the form of The Idolmaster: Starlit Season. The Idolmaster: Starlit Season was set to release in 2020 but was delayed until May 2021 when the editions were confirmed. Today, Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced (via Gematsu) another delay for The Idolmaster: Starlit Season to improve the quality of the game. The Idolmaster: Starlit Season will now launch in October. It uses Unreal Engine 4 and will feature characters from The Idolmaster, The Idolmaster Shiny Colours, The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls, and The Idolmaster Million Live. Watch the latest release date trailer for The Idolmaster: Starlit Season below:

The Idolmaster: Starlit Season editions

The game will be getting a standard release on both platforms, digital deluxe release on both platforms, and a PS4 collector’s edition titled the The Idolmaster: Starlit Season Starlit Box with the following via Gematsu:

  • A copy of the game for PlayStation 4
  • Special-make box with new illustration
  • Music magazine We special issue “GALAXY”
  • Four-panel manga “StaMas 4-Panel”
  • Original soundtrack CD
  • 29 signed photograph cards
  • Special-make large badge with stand (100mm diameter)
  • “Starlit Season” invitation letter
  • Product code for original color costume downloadable content “Midnight Gallery”

The Idolmaster: Starlit Season digital deluxe edition

  • A copy of the game for PlayStation 4 or PC
  • Special communication “Secret Message Arc”
  • Downloadable content song “M@STERPIECE”
  • Downloadable content outfit “Star Piece Memory”
  • Downloadable content outfit “Pure White Bathing Suit”
  • PC pre-orders will also include the “Colorful Session” wallpaper.

The Idolmaster: Starlit Season Steam region lock

The Idolmaster: Starlit Season is currently region locked on Steam. Check out the region locked Steam page here. If you are in a supported region where the page opens, you should consider buying it as soon as pre-orders go live to avoid on missing out as has been the case with many games that release in some region and are removed later on like with Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition in India. The PS4 and PC release in Japan and on Steam do not support English language subtitles. The Steam version is to launch in Japan, China, South Korea, and Hong Kong going by the Steam entry.

The Idolmaster: Starlit Season PC system requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 or AMD FX-4350 (with AVX or AVX2)
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or Radeon RX 480
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 60GB available space

The Idolmaster: Starlit Season releases on October 14 for PS4 and PC via Steam in Asia and Japan.

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