.hack series 20th anniversary trailer

Bandai Namco has released a trailer in celebration of the .hack series’ 20th anniversary.

The first game in the series, .hack//Infection, launched for PlayStation 2 on June 20, 2002 in Japan—exactly 20 years ago today.

Bandai Namco is kicking off the 20th anniversary with multiple campaigns, including:

(1) Release of .hack//20th Anniversary Book

  • Release Date: July 19, 2022

This anniversary book covers all 20 years of .hack, starting back with the very first title on PS2, .hack//Infection Vol.1!

(2) .hack//20th Anniversary Exhibit

  • Period: August 9, 2022 to August 28, 2022
  • Location: Yurakucho Marui in Chiyoda, Tokyo

We will be holding our series’ first-ever exhibit at Yurakucho Marui in Chiyoda, Tokyo.

(3) Release of Numerous 20th Anniversary Goods

  • Commemorative Art Book: .hack//20th Game Art Works
    • Release Date: December 2022
  • Commemorative CD: .hack//20th Best
    • Release Date: December 2022
    • Total of three volumes, all to release on the same date!

(4) Limited-Time Sale of Digital Publications of .hack Starting Today

  • Period: June 20, 2022 to July 4, 2022 at 23:59 JST

Digital publications are sold only in Japan. For more details, please see the CyberConnect2 official website.

Bandai Namco also recently trademarked “Last Recollection” worldwide, suggesting it may be preparing to release a collection of the first four .hack games. The latter four .hack games are already available for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam via .hack//G.U. Last Recode.

Watch the trailer below.

.hack Series 20th Anniversary Trailer



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