DJMAX Respect Is Coming to the West in Q1 2018

Neowiz announced that after seven years since the DJMAX Portable 3 launched on the PSP, the cult hit series is returning to the West in early 2018 with DJMAX RESPECT, and will be launching exclusively on the Sony PlayStation 4 in Q1 2018.

Check out the cinematic trailer of DJMAX Respect, featuring an animated music video:

“DJMAX is one of the longest running and most respected rhythm game series in existence. With a proud heritage on Sony PlayStation platforms stretching back to 2006, the DJMAX series has sold millions of copies the world over.

“DJMAX RESPECT is an homage to over 10 years of DJMAX for its loyal fans the world over,” says Ki Won Lee, CEO of Neowiz. “We’re thrilled to bring this landmark series back to the global Playstation audience.”

Developed by Rocky Studio, and published by Neowiz on PlayStation 4, Respect represents the culmination of every past DJMAX release, including every single song from the series as DLC available after launch. The base game comes packed with an unprecedented number of songs to play: 147 in total with 40 brand new songs created exclusively for DJMAX RESPECT.

All classic songs completely remastered, running at 1080p with 60FPS gameplay. In a first ever for the series, DJMAX RESPECT has support for local and online multiplayer via PlayStation Network. The achievement system, leaderboards, and collections are more robust than ever with three unique ways to track your progress among players worldwide.

DJMAX RESPECT will launch digitally on the PlayStation Store in early 2018. In preparation for the launch, the studio will present a playable version of the game at PSX from December 8th through December 10th in Anaheim, California.

About Neowiz:

Established in 1997, Neowiz, Inc (KOSDAQ: 095660) is a pioneer in social platforms and online games. As one of the leading game company in Korea, the company has successfully published wide variety of PC and Mobile games through www.pmang.com since 2003. In 2006, the company co-developed and launched wildly successful FIFA online, NBA Street and Battlefield Online with EA. Neowiz is currently focused on creating and servicing online games for the global audience with high quality titles such as Bless Online, Black Squad and DJMAX RESPECT.

About Rocky Studio:

Rocky Studio is a studio within Neowiz focused on creating the highest quality rhythm games for the global audience. Led by Baek Seung-Cheul, Lead Developer of DJMAX series from its inception, the studio is composed of dedicated developers who are passionate about creating awesome rhythm games. Along with DJMAX RESPECT, the latest in the popular DJMAX series, the studio has successfully released mobile rhythm games such as RingStar, WildGear. Rocky Studio will continue to focus on building high quality music games for global audience under DJMAX brand.”

For more information on DJMAX Respect, visit its official website.


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