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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou+ (ひぐらしのなく頃に奉+ When the Cicadas Cry Gift Plus) is a remaster of the original Higurashi no Naku Koro ni visual novels that is set to release in Winter 2021. It will feature a new short scenario.

Promotion and Release

The remaster was teased back on July 14, 2020 when demos for Onikakushi and Watanagashi were released on 07th Expansion's website, featuring upscaled sprites and new music by xaki.[1] Users discovered assets from Himatsubushi were included in them.

The remaster was first officially announced on 07th Expansion's Twitter on January 24, 2021.[2] A tweet on March 31, 2021 posted that it would release in Winter 2021.[3]

The remaster is still in development as of October 3, 2021.[4]

On November 29, 2021, it was announced that Hou+ would feature the text story Mehagashi-hen as a bonus scenario in visual novel format.[5]