Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for PS4 Won't Have the Original Game's Iconic Localization

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for PS4 Won't Have the Original Game's Iconic Localization

Instead, the Dracula X Chronicles remakes' scripts and voice acting will be used in the remasters for Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood.

If you were mega hyped for Castlevania Requiem on PlayStation 4, you might want to temper that enthusiasm. Recently, Konami confirmed that the Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Castlevania: Rondo of Blood won't have the original Japanese voice acting as an option. The new version actually plucks the script and voice acting from a different release altogether, apart from their debuts in 1997 and 1993, respectively.

Instead of the original voices, Rondo of Blood will feature the script and English voice acting from the PSP remake, Dracula X Chronicles. Symphony of the Night will also use voice acting from its Dracula X Chronicles release, rather than its debut on the PlayStation. GameSpot confirmed the news through Konami's PR.

If the lack of a "Die monster, you don't belong in this world" exchange doesn't upset you, then you can still look forward to the two remasters of the Castlevania series classics on October 26, available exclusively on PlayStation 4 for $19.99.

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Caty McCarthy

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Caty McCarthy is a former freelance writer whose work has appeared in Kill Screen, VICE, The AV Club, Kotaku, Polygon, and IGN. When she's not blathering into a podcast mic, reading a book, or playing a billion video games at once, she's probably watching Terrace House or something. She is currently USgamer's official altgame enthusiast.

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