The Castlevania Anniversary Collection is coming very quickly, giving gamers an opportunity to discover the beginnings of the legendary collection. However, Konami is giving followers much more to sit up for. Details are slim in the meanwhile, however Konami has confirmed that the gathering can be receiving an replace that may allow gamers to play “Japanese title variants” of the Castlevania titles. It will come “shortly after launch,” although that’s all the knowledge we now have in the meanwhile.

It’s not solely clear what precisely this wording means, although it seems to easily point out that it’s going to give gamers the choice to play the variations of the Castlevania video games that launched in Japan. While the Japanese and Western releases are primarily the identical, there are some notable variations between the 2. The Castlevania video games, as was widespread within the NES days, have been typically censored for his or her Western releases, taking away issues like non secular imagery and violence, for instance.

Castlevania and Castlevania II have been additionally initially developed for the Famicon Disc System (which by no means launched exterior of Japan), which allowed for issues like save methods and enhanced musical tracks. If something, this replace might merely change the interpretation to make it extra in-line with the unique.

As a reminder, the Castlevania Anniversary Collection will embody eight titles from Castlevania’s historical past, it consists of:

  • Castlevania
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
  • Castlevaia III: Dracula’s Curse
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Kid Dracula
  • Castlevania: The Adventure
  • Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge
  • Castlevania Bloodlines

It must be famous that that is the primary time Kid Dracula (the NES model, not the Game Boy model) can be launched exterior Japan, so technically that is the Japanese model of that title, a minimum of.

The Castlevania Anniversary Collection can be launched on May 16, 2019 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

[Source: PlayStation Blog]