Collection includes Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess, Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom games
The NIS 30th Anniversary Celebration Stream announced on Monday that it will release Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles, a collection of the Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom games, in the West for PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC in summer 2023.
The games will support English and Japanese voiceover.
The collection will get a limited edition that includes a hardcover artbook, 2-disc soundtracks for both games, three art cards, two acrylic displays, a cloth poster, and a box.
Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles will mark the first Western releases for the second and third games in the Rhapsody/Marl Kingdom series.
Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess (Little Princess: Marl Ōkoku no Ningyō Hime 2) originally launched for PlayStation in Japan in November 1999. Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom (Tenshi no Present: Marl Ōkoku Monogatari) debuted for PlayStation 2 in Japan in December 2000.
Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure launched for PlayStation in 1998 in Japan and in 2000 in North America. The game got a Nintendo DS version in 2008. Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3, a compilation featuring the La Pucelle: Ragnarok and Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure games for Switch and PC, launched in North America in August 2022, and then in Europe and Australia in September 2022.
Source: NIS 30th Anniversary Celebration stream