PQube and developer Fiction Factory Games are excited to announce romantic comedy visual novel, Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers demo is live from today on Steam!

Set in the year 20XX, Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers takes place in an alternate timeline where the 1983 video game crash never happened. You will take on the role of an aspiring esports champion seeking a new team at the Good Clean Fun arcade.

Successor to the critically acclaimed Arcade Spirits, launched in 2019, the demo will be the first time players can get hands on with the latest title since it was announced in back June.

Containing a segment of Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers Chapter 1, players will find themselves thrown head first into the dog-eat-dog world of championship esports.

Team Play-2-Win, the hottest team on the circuit and your ultimate rivals, have arrived at the Good Clean Fun arcade. Sizing up the competition, you and your brand new teammates find yourselves in the crosshairs of your opposition - with a series of crucial decisions that could shape your future in the tournament, how you handle the situation is down to you.

The year is 20XX, the distant future in a world where arcades are thriving... and as an aspiring esports champion hungry for glory on stage at the Fist of Discomfort 2 Pro Tour, you will face competition, complex relationships and a wild cast of characters on the road to victory.

Defeat rivals, conquer tournaments, build relationships, and uncover a strange conspiracy at the Good Clean Fun arcade. In Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers it's up to you to rally together a team and achieve your dreams!

Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers Customisation Screenshot

Design your protagonist and rival from the ground up with a massively expanded character creator - pronoun, skin tone, body type, hairstyles, accessories, clothing, and more. Choose their identity, and how their personality develops.

Plus, enjoy greater immersion as your fully custom character now appears on screen throughout the entire game!