Nippon Ichi Software is the creator of the mysterious new "Superpowers x School RPG," officially titled Xicatrice. The company has released an announcement trailer detailing the main characters, as well as new information about the story, gameplay elements, and screenshots. It will be released in Japan on June 29, 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5. [Thanks, Denfaminico Gamer!
In Xicatrice, the player assumes the role of teacher at a Japanese high school where supernatural powers exist. As a teacher, the player is the leader of the RAUR 302nd Squad (Reserve Anti-abnormal Unusual-talent Team) which must provide guidance and help the cast of seven superpowers overcome their emotional scars.
The player is a former member of the police force who lost their ability to wield superpowers. The story starts when they are assigned as the head teacher to a class of superpowered teenagers.
Xicatrice is a turn-based RPG that includes life-sim elements, such as a class schedule for your students, and a wide array of activities for your students to reinforce their abilities.
Here is a gallery of gameplay screenshots as well as the character cast:
The retail edition will cost 7,678 JPY ($56 USD) and the limited edition will be available through the Nippon1 online store, which includes the soundtrack and a deluxe booklet. This edition will cost 11,968 JPY ($88 USD).
Nippon Ichi Software is developing Xicatrice for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. It will be released in Japan on June 29, 2023.