Touhou: New World’s ‘Gensokyo Dreaming’ DLC is now available

Publishers Marvelous and XSEED Games and developer Ankake Spa have released Touhou: New World The “Gensokyo Dreaming” DLC costs $9.99, the companies announced. It is also available as part of a bundle with the base game for $31.49 on PlayStation and $31.48 on Switch and PC via Steam.

Below is an overview of the downloadable content, via XSEED Games:


The new content features an original story, new levels, bosses, and eight additional playable characters from the Touhou Project universe to join existing characters Reimu and Marisa.

“Gensokyo Dreaming” returns players to the magical world where the powerful psychic Sumireko Usami travels Gensokyo gathering allies to confront the evil spirit Mima. As players progress through the new story, they will unlock eight new characters that they can freely switch between to take on the new challenges ahead. New stages will test players’ bullet-dodging skills in exciting locations such as factories once used by the kappa, the tops of abandoned trains, and even the inside of an abandoned space station. Those skills will be pushed to the limit in intense boss battles, where players will need precise movement and careful timing to stay alive and deliver a magical beatdown.

Main Features

  • Shrine Maiden Skills and Mage Moves – Enemies can throw fountains of projectiles, but these can be countered by dealing heavy damage with spell cards, dealing powerful blows with exorcism sticks, and slowing attacks with well-timed guards.
  • Get to know Gensokyo – Help the friendly residents of Gensokyo by finding lost souls, investigating strange areas, and participating in mock battles. Players will receive generous rewards and might learn a tip or two to help them on their quest.
  • Customizable action – Characters can be customized to suit almost any playstyle. Their skills can be enhanced through use in battle, improving essential stats such as health and attack power to help them overcome adversity.
  • Don’t forget the accessories – Every weapon, armor piece, and accessory you find has random stats, so mix and match to get the most out of them or reforge gear for the perfect combination.
  • An expanded cast of colorful characters – Eight characters from the Touhou Project New universes have been added and are now playable throughout the game, once unlocked by progressing through the DLC. Play as Sumireko Usami, Koishi Komeiji, Reisen Undongein Inaba, Youmu Konpaku, Remilia Scarlet, Sakuya Izayoi, Flandre Scarlet, and Yukkuri Reimu!

Touhou: New World is available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch and PC via Steam.

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