Weekly BEnama News #151: NewGenStarFest Round 2 and… SOUND VOLTEX 4 ANNOUNCED!!

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On this week’s broadcast, the focus was the 3-game event “NEW Generation Summer Shooting Star Fest 2016” or “NewGenStarFest” which started 2 months ago in beatmania IIDX, Sound Voltex, and jubeat!

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It’s not over yet! each of the 6 event songs will head to DDR, pop’n music, MUSECA, and REFLEC BEAT to be unlockable tomorrow!
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In DDR, the songs will be available after playing any one song in either SDVX, IIDX, or jubeat. Then you can unlock them in EXTRA SAVIOR as usual:

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If you unlock all songs, you’ll get Triple Counter, plus a special character skin for each difficulty you unlock:

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In MUSECA, first play IIDX, SDVX, or jubeat, then you’ll unlock Angelic Jelly. After that, just keep playing MUSECA and you’ll unlock the remaining songs:

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A special Triple Counter Grafica will be unlocked along with the song:

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In REFLEC BEAT, the process is almost the same, but with a progress gauge to fill up:

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And finally, in pop’n music, the songs will be available in Star Factory after one play of IIDX, SDVX, or jubeat:

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To celebrate the event, all POLICY BREAKs and FLOOR INFECTIONs between Sound Voltex and the 4 new games will be revived until 10/24!

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Also in SDVX news, as announced earlier this week, 8 new Touhou Project arranges will be coming to the game tomorrow, 10/6:

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In Nostalgia news, two location tests are being held this weekend in Nagoya and Fukuoka:

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Surprise! Two new licensed songs will be available for play in this version:

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In MUSECA news, the DJ YOSHITAKA Campaign is back, with the JOMANDA Grafica Mission returning alongside a new VALLIS-NERIA mission. The 2 song are unlockable after 3 and 6 plays, respectively:

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Finally, the Foot Pedal Option Menu will also be added tomorrow, 10/6, with various things to customize:

– MIRROR / RANDOM
– Note hit sound volume
– Judgement Display Position
– Timing Bars / Beat Line Display
– Grafica voice
– Screen Filter
– Lane Curve
– Mode Select Display

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jubeat Qubell’s dig RUSH is in the 3rd phase now, with 2 songs crossing over plus, presumably, a new DJ Genki song:

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Also in Qubell, a “Trick or jubeat!” jbox selection will be available until 10/31:

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To celebrate the official eAmusement App’s 10,000,000th post, a special user icon will be available if you use the app on 10/10:

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August’s SUKI MUSIC Ranking is finished, and here are the final results:

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Triple Counter took the #1 spot, so it will be downloadable on Konami’s UTA.573 site shortly:

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The Konamistyle Edition of SOUND VOLTEX ULTIMATE TRACKS -TOUHOU REMIX- will also include a special illustration card, as well as the previously-announced Appeal Card set serial code:

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Sota Fujimori’s album will be release 10/19, and the final design, as well as the Dad-joke calendar were shown off by TAG and Tanaka-san:

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The other abum being released on the same day is the beatmania IIDX 23 copula OST Vol.2, and the inner cover has a special GOLI-drawn design…

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As the ending theme started playing, suddenly, a wild Cody appeared! He announced what many fans have been waiting for – SOUND VOLTEX IV!!

 

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The Original Song Contest page has opened up and entries will be accepted until 10/31!

See you next time!