The Idolmaster TOURS Announced for Japanese Arcades

    Location test launches this summer in Japan.

    Bandai Namco Amusement announced The Idolmaster TOURS, a new game in the long-running rhythm game franchise for Japanese arcades. A location test will be held in Japan this summer before its domestic launch in 2024. 

    The Idolmaster TOURS features idols from The IdolmasterThe Idolmaster: Cinderella GirlsThe Idolmaster: Million Live!The Idolmaster: SideM, and The Idolmaster: Shining Colors. Throughout the game, players collect illustrated cards that can be used to customize outfits, accessories, and performances. 

    Each arcade machine features a dedicated input for concert direction for a unique experience only available at arcades. Players will be able to try out the upcoming arcade title in a location test in early summer 2023. Further, participating arcade locations will be revealed at the official website.

    Here’s an overview of the upcoming arcade rhythm game via Gematsu:


    Choose your idol, outfit, song, and stage, and direct them in real-time during live performances in this concert production game.

    Produce special performances that light up the stage on which the idols perform. Produce special performances all your own.

    Reveal Trailer

    The Idolmaster fans may also look forward to the The Idolmaster: Million Live! anime this fall. Lastly, The Idolmaster TOURS launches in 2024 for arcades in Japan. 

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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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