Idol Showdown Joins Holo Indie, Next Fes Update Revealed

    More info at EVO Japan

    Besto Games and Besto Game Team announced that Idol Showdown has joined Holo Indie. In addition, the major Next Fes title update is coming soon to Idol Showdown, with more news scheduled to be revealed at EVO Japan 2024.

    Idol Showdown is a fan-made free-to-play Hololive fighting game, powered by rollback netcode. Players can use their favorite hololive talent and experience the game’s easy-to-learn controls. It released on PC via Steam in May last year, with already 200,000 downloads and 10,000 concurrent players. Due to its success, it has now joined Holo Indie.

    Idol Showdown x Holo Indie – A New Era

    Idol Showdown's announcement information regarding the holo indie relationship

    Idol Showdown joins Holo Indie to produce great Hololive content for fans worldwide. The game will remain to be free-to-play, so new players can continue to try out the game easily. In addition, the Idol Showdown Next Fes update will bring be the game’s next title update. Further information will be revealed at EVO Japan 2024, so stay tuned.

    Here is the teaser trailer below, via Besto Games:

    Holo Indie is a brand initiative by COVER Corp. related to Hololive Production. They focus on supporting the development of indie games that utilize Hololive’s intellectual properties. This includes allowing creators to develop video games based on Hololive characters and assets. Idol Showdown joining with Holo Indie allows the team to have better support in developing the game.

    Here’s an overview of Idol Showdown via its official Steam page:

    About Idol Showdown

    Made by hololive fans, for hololive fans. Idol Showdown is the definitive fan-made hololive fighting game experience, powered by rollback netcode. Engage in exciting duels as your favorite hololive talent and prove once and for all who the strongest idol is using the game’s easy-to-learn controls.

    Key Features

    • Easy Controls – Pick up on this game’s easy-to-learn control scheme in no time to get straight into playing. Even hololive fans who are inexperienced with traditional fighting games can have fun!
    • Rollback Netcode – Besto Games has been hard at work developing the game’s online rollback netcode to make the online experience as smooth as we can.
    • An Immersive hololive Experience – Explore the vast world of hololive from our roster of iconic hololive talents, with moves inspired by their most memorable moments and personality traits. Fight across the virtual world in lovingly recreated hololive locations. Jam out to remixes of your favorite hololive original songs while raising idol hell.
    • Fast 2D Combat – hololive talents are reimagined as core fighting game archetypes with a unique twist. Raise chaos in the battlefield with flashy attacks and high-octane action.

    Lastly, Idol Showdown is available now on PC via Steam with English and Japanese language options. 

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