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Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies offers a musically-oriented slice of life

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The game is due to arrive on current consoles later this week.

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Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies is headed to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X on July 9, 2021, Ratalaika Games announced today in a press release. The game is a visual novel developed by Magenta Factory.

The story begins as Wei Qiuwu, a college girl, pays a visit to her sick father. She encounters a young musician named Li Jiayun playing a concertina, and the two become fast friends.

Joined by a medical nurse named Yang Qin and a high school student named He Jia, the friends "visit new places, meet new people, and share new experiences." All seems well, until Yang Qin throws a spanner in the works by revealing a "cruel truth" that no one can ignore.

According to a press release, Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies has the following key features:

  • A storyline of 8 to 12 hours.

  • Multiple routes and endings.

  • There is no absolute "right/wrong choice", different endings contain different meanings.

  • Delicate and realistic background pictures, field recorded ambient sound.

  • Over 20 wonderful background music tracks, which include varieties of music genres.

  • An extraordinary story, themed with love and caring in an ordinary slice of daily life.
You'll be able to buy Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies starting this Friday for $9.99 USD, or equivalent pricing in Europe. PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 editions feature cross-buy, while Xbox One and Xbox Series X offer Smart Delivery and Switch users can take things with them on the go. You know, the usual deal across the various platforms.

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Staff article by Jason Venter (July 06, 2021)

Jason Venter has been playing games for 30 years, since discovering the Apple IIe version of Mario Bros. in his elementary school days. Now he writes about them, here at HonestGamers and also at other sites that agree to pay him for his words.

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