Press Release

Welcome to the Musical Space Odyssey!

Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL  Open for Steam Early Access Today(Nov. 6)!
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

- Travel the vast universe with Shii, your navigator
- Featuring well-known composers and exclusive tracks
- Early Access available on Steam today(Saturday, November 6)

As of today(October 6, Fri.), the game publisher CFK opens Steam Early Access to Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL, an upcoming rhythm game developed by Lyrebird Studio.

Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL is an original and ambitious project by the creative producer Lyrebird, who participated in the development of many popular rhythm games such as Pump It Up and OverRapid. As Lyrebird Studio aims to stick to the basics as a rhythm game developer, the game became completely different from its preceding version Sixtar Gate on Android, featuring enhanced system and graphics as well as more intuitive and optimized gameplay experience.

● Meet Shii, Your Charming Navigator
As a captain of a science vessel, the player explores the vast planetary system with the navigator Shii.
Shii is not just a little girl with never ending smile, but a seasoned operator and guide of the science vessel Ausflug. With her long experience in space exploration with her captain, she is always eager and adaptable in any situation.

● Also Meet Original Songs from Well-known Composers

Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL's lead sound designer is Sound Souler, who is also a composer of dreamlike songs in many rhythm games. In addition to his new works, gamers will be able to enjoy a number of popular songs as well as exclusive tracks from well-known composers that provided BEMANI series with various music.

● Check Out Our Original Gate System
Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL'soriginal gameplay experience comes from the Gate System, which changes the amount of lanes the player has to pay attention to based on the flow of a song.

The game also provides customizable items for gear and notes, plus in-game options that let the player adjust note speed and enable/disable background animation during the gameplay.

● Let's Start from Basics in the Tutorial!
The tutorial in Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL has a systematic curriculum that contains a variety of lessons on musical techniques for both beginners and hardcore gamers. This curriculum does more than teaching the techniques by helping the player sharpen their skills through a 3-level course program.

● New Content Keeps Coming!
Gamers can expect many fresh updates on Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL during, and even after the Early Access. Not only does the game feature songs from artists any rhythm game fan would recognize such as Life is PIANO, Brain Power, and Dement, but exclusive tracks composed by Sound Souler, KARUT, yomoha, and many more. New tracks from well-known franchises such as VOCALOID and Touhou Project will also be updated in the game.

In addition, the co-op multiplayer mode "Unity Quest" will begin at the same time the Early Access is open. Gamers from around the world will work together to reach a common goal in each global season. The first event for Season 1 is 「to be copious」, so let's dive into the game and find out more!

During the Early Access, Lyrebird Studio plans to finish the game through continuous improvements based on user's feedbacks. The game is also planned for release on Nintendo Switch.

Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL, a musical space odyssey, is available for Early Access today(October 6, Fri.) for the price of $14.99 on Steam.

Steam Store Page

Steam Early Access Trailer

● Official Website

● Screenshots

Game Information
Title: Sixtar Gate: STARTRAIL
Platform: PC(Steam), Nintendo Switch(TBA)
Genre: Rhythm Adventure
Release: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Price: $14.99
Player(s): Single
Supported Languages: English, Korean, Japanese
Publisher: CFK Co., Ltd.
©2021 Lyrebird Studio & Magical Works All Rights Reserved. Published by CFK.

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