On May 10th, 2023, the official 404 Game Re:Set account announced that they would be adding a new feature to their arena mode: Development Team Colosseum. This mode has been on the stage select screen since launch, but was locked off from players until now.
In addition to adding this new feature, the publisher announced that a new playable character (referred to in-game as a Cast) and figurine shall be added to the gacha. The new Cast will be Darius (Anode version), and the new figurine will be the Silver Hawk from the Taito arcade game Darius.
In order to add this new mode and the two gacha banners for these new additions, the game will enter a 6-hour maintenance period at 9:00 PM EST on May 10th.
The 40-second promo, revealing the new Three Star Cast: Anode Darius (voiced by Reina Ueda) and the Silver Hawk, was posted to Twitter and Youtube at 8:30 AM on May 10th, 2023. The trailer shows off Anode Darius’ artwork, her Burst Skill animation, and how much damage it does per enemy before switching over to show off the model for the new Silver Hawk figurine.
ABOUT 404 GAME RE:SET
404 Game Re:Set was initially announced on February 10th of 2023. The game’s premise involves Sega taking over the world via the power of Casts, personified versions of classic arcade games. The game sees players taking control of the good personification of arcade games (known as Anodes) as well as the evil personification of arcade games (known as Cathodes)
The game officially launched on April 25th of 2023, with the first five chapters being immediately available.
On April 27th, 2023, Sega announced that the game’s first event, focused on Virtua Fighter, would begin on April 28th
On May 8th, 2023, Sega publicly announced that the game received over 1.5 million downloads.