L'Arc~en~Ciel fans were sent to a frenzy today (September 13th) as news broke out that the band will be releasing a new song. Entitled 'Don't be Afraid', said track is the result of a special collaboration project between the 'Resident Evil' series (marketed as BIOHAZARD in Japan) and the famed rock band.
"Don't be Afraid –RESIDENT EVIL ® × L'Arc-en-Ciel on PlayStation®VR- Trial Version" will be pre released at PlayStation®Store on the release date of PS VR on October 13th (Thu).
Both L'Arc~en~Ciel and the 'Resident Evil' are celebrating milestones this year which led to the partnership - 'Resident Evil' is celebrating its 20th year while L'Arc~en~Ciel its 25th.
As such, the upcoming music video for 'Don't be Afraid' is being touted as the "world's first full-digitizing 360°music video" and will be delivered via Playstation VR.
According to the band's official Facebook page, the video will be utilizing the latest technology RE ENGINE used in the latest game "RESIDENT EVIL 7" to transform the band members into 3DCG characters fighting against zombies in the Resident Evil universe.
Prior to the official release of this product in mid-November, a trial version which a user can play a part of the product will be presented at "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2016" at Makuhari Messe in Chiba prefecture from September 15th (Thu).