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Spike Chunsoft has surprised fans with the announcement of AI: The Somnium Files – nirvanA Initiative.

It's a sequel to the 2019 mystery detective adventure game AI: The Somnium Files and will be arriving on the Xbox One in Spring 2022. Here's what we know about it so far, along with the announcement trailer which includes a physical release confirmation:

"Six years ago, the right half of a corpse was discovered under mysterious circumstances. The left half was never found...until six years later, when it was discovered completely fresh with no signs of decay, as though the victim was alive until just recently. Now, newly-appointed Special Agent Mizuki and her AI partner Aiba are tasked to solve the bizarre Half Body serial killings..."

The game's official Japanese website has also gone live:

Will you be checking this one out when it arrives on Xbox next year? Tell us down below.