Weekly BEnama News #142: MUSECA 1+½ Release Special, plus Nostalgia, SDVX, GITADORA, and more!!

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This week’s BEnama featured tons of new information about the major MÚSECA 1+½ update (a.k.a. MUSECA 1.5 a.k.a. MUSECA+), which was finally released today. Today’s guest? Dory – presumably the producer of MUSECA!

 

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First up – the 10 newly added songs from the MUSECA Compe.:

 

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In addition to originals, 7 popular licensed songs have also been added to the game:

 

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Finally, the Reitaisai Touhou collaboration song has ALSO been added:

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But of course, MUSECA is not only about the songs, but also Graficas. 10 new ones have been added!

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In addition, the RT campaign has been extended and improved!! The deadline has been pushed back to 8/1!

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Simply RT the following tweet:

And if you play MUSECA once, you get all the rewards listed below for each BEMANI game! They have been improved as well!

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BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE – the SuperChoice eAmusement Pass campaign:

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After playing MUSECA 3 times, head over to this site and try your luck! If you win, you can put any Grafica on an eAmusement Pass with the exception of the Hinabita characters:

 

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We’re not done yet! A MUSECA and Sound Voltex collaboration event,”Give and Take” is also starting tomorrow, 7/28!

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4 songs from each game will cross over:

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In SDVX, unlock the EXHAUST charts for the following 4 songs, and you’ll get them in MUSECA too!

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And in MUSECA, just buy each of these 4 songs from the COLORIS shop, and they’ll also be unlocked in SDVX!

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In addition, when playing MUSECA, you’ll earn pks and blcs, and in SDVX, you’ll earn COLORIS!

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Finally, Dory (amazingly wearing a DEVO shirt) trated us to a demonstration of the game. Now, there are two modes: Normal Mode, for just freely playing songs, and Mission Mode, where you can unlock Graficas!

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Next up, a quick reminder that the Nostalgia Location Test is still running at Round 1 Umeda in Osaka, until 7/31!….AND A SPECIAL GUEST! wac!

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wac showed us the default songlist, comprised of 5 classic piano songs, 3 licenses, and 3 Konami Originals:

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Since the location test is quite long, a story mode of sorts was added, with 4 different unlocks available:

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And… THAT SONG…

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Next up was a quick review of the past 6 Sound Voltex story Episodes featuring voiceovers by Tanaka-san and the next guest, Cody!

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After that, although it was revealed earlier this week, Cody told us about the next 2 upcoming story Episodes – 16 and 17!

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BUT NOT BEFORE REVEALING THAT WEEKLY VOLTE IS BACK! Yep, that’s right. Updates every week:

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Also coming to SDVX tomorrow are the FINAL five Reitaisai Touhou songs:

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In addition, a pkc/blc Stamp Bonus is also underway for about 2 weeks!

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Next up was some GITADORA news. This week’s GITADORA ROCK FES ’16 song was revealed:

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AND the Summer HimaPan (SunflowerBread?) Festival was revealed!

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In the event, starting 8/2, over 60 songs from past events will be available to unlock in some form:

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With the “Lucky Everyday” part, 2 songs each day will be unlocked after playing GF/DM:

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Also, ever run into that situation where your friend has that song unlocked but you could never get it? No problem! Now, they can pass that song to you!

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Some GITADORA staff will also be Battling online – you can get some rewards if you Win or Lose!

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Don’t forget BEMANI ROCK FES ’16! some songs are still going to be unlocked on 8/4, 8/11, and 8/25!

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NEXT UP: Reflec Beat VOLZZA 2 news! Help Me, ERINNNNNN!! – VENUS mix – will be made available for all to play very soon!

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AND!! Musou, the VENUS vs. SOUND HOLIC feat. Nana Takahashi will be added as Pastel Challenge #9! Oh, what’s that? A BRAND-NEW Qrispy vs. VENUS song is #10!!

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In Pop’n Music eclale news  – the Vol.3 Card Set was released today. To celebrate, you can earn some bonus Lumina, and a special DecoPart when you choose to get a Card:

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Finally, the night ended with a recap of June’s SUKI Music Ranking:

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NO, WAIT! To everyone’s surprise, a special IIDX × jubeat × SDVX event was announced?! More details will be revealed on next week’s broadcast:

 

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Thank you for playing~