As someone who only managed a dozen hours in Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1, I nevertheless feel happy learning about new Neptunia releases, especially those that are announced to be coming to the west on console along with a worldwide Steam release. That's the case as well with Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online, which you can expect to arrive on PS4 in the west and on Steam around the world in Winter 2017.
So what's the latest Neptunia game about? Well, the four Goddesses of Gamindustri, joined by the CPU Candidates, head off into an online fantasy game world which is inspired by none other but themselves. The spin-off takes the form of a hack and slash adventure 9or action RPG, according to the trailer), and true to the online part of the name, you can play online with up to three other players.
Here's the backstory for the MMO game within the non-MMO game we're getting, in case the voice narrating it in the trailer is way too cute for your ears:
"Long ago... When the world was nothing but a void, the goddesses created Leanverde, the World Tree. The mighty Earth and the majestic oceans were born of Leanverde's sprout. And, finally, the goddesses bestowed a name upon this world... They called it... Alsgard."
And here's the rundown of key features:
And finally, some lovely screenshots provided by the Idea Factory Facebook page in its announcement post: