As announced in this week's issue of Famitsu magazine, Higurashi When They Cry is taking its haunting atmosphere to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. The latest version, Higurashi When They Cry Best, is set for release in Japan on March 12, 2015.
Best will include all 19 chapters of Higurashi, as well as a drama CD segment that unlocks after completion. There will also be new chapters, new CG scenes featuring swimsuit-clad characters, full voicing for all chapters and sub-scenarios, and more. The soundtrack for Higurashi When They Cry Best boasts over 100 tracks, including themes from past entries and all new tracks.
Additionally, players will be able to swap save data between the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita versions thanks to cross-save support.