June 25, 2024

Final week, developer Tango Gameworks distributed a comparatively minor Hello-Fi Rush replace to have a good time the primary anniversary of the acclaimed rhythm-brawler’s launch; nevertheless, dataminers poking across the replace’s innards at the moment are claiming to have discovered additional proof – within the type of distinctive t-shirt designs – {that a} PlayStation and Change launch is on the best way.

Reviews that the beforehand PC and Xbox unique Hello-Fi Rush could possibly be making its method to PlayStation and Change first started circulating in January, after quite a few dependable leakers began increasing on claims by insider Nate the Hate that Microsoft was set to “one among [its] extra acclaimed first get together releases to a competitor system” this yr.

And whereas there’s been no signal of an official announcement to again up these experiences within the weeks since, datamined discoveries in Hello-Fi Rush’s newest replace (thanks Wario64) have lent additional credence to the rumours. Patch 7, as final week’s replace is formally identified, contains an Anniversary T-Shirt Bundle containing new clothes for Chai to put on. 4 of those designs can be found to everybody, whereas three are unique to the platform – Xbox, Steam, or the Epic Video games Retailer – gamers personal the sport on. Nonetheless, quite a few dataminers at the moment are claiming to have unearthed two extra, unused T-shirts within the replace, wanting suspiciously like unique designs for Change and PlayStation.

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One among these, in Nintendo’s signature crimson and white, reads, “Rock out! Anyplace” – a slogan completely befitting Change’s transportable play – whereas the second design, in PlayStation blue, options Chai’s silhouette and the phrases, “I am right here child!”.

Assuming their authenticity, it’s, alas, not possible to attract any definitive conclusions from their discovery; maybe they’re pointing to a Change and PlayStation launch for Hello-Fi Rush, maybe they’re pointing to a once-planned however now-abandoned launch. It may even be Tango Gameworks having a little bit of cheeky enjoyable on the expense of everybody on the again of January’s rumours – solely an official announcement from Microsoft will settle the matter as soon as and for all.

All being because it appears, although, their discovery is attention-grabbing not simply due to Hello-Fi Rush, however due to subsequent rumours that different beforehand Xbox-exclusive first-party video games are getting ready to leap to PlayStation and Change – Sea of Thieves having been referred to as out by identify on a couple of occassion. It may definitely be an attention-grabbing yr for Xbox.