Virtual Idol Hatsune Miku Joins the World of Space Channel 5

“Space 39 miku Pack” DLC Available Today on PlayStation® VR


July 28, 2020 – Grounding Inc. (Headquarter: Minato-ku, Tokyo CEO: Mineko Okamura) is thrilled to welcome virtual idol Hatsune Miku into the world of Space Channel 5! The “Space 39 miku Pack” is available today as downloadable content (DLC) for PlayStation® VR on the PlayStation™Store. The DLC is available for $4.99 USD (¥800) and requires the base game Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! to play. The DLC launch also accompanies a reduction in the base game price to $24.99.

The DLC features a very special “Miku Miku Report Show”, which introduces Hatsune Miku with an original Space Channel 5 design. In a brand-new stage, players will be able to dance together with Miku and Ulala. Ulala’s wardrobe will expand with 11 new costumes, including a brand new Space 39 outfit, Hatsune Miku’s signature costume, and more. (In Japanese, 39 can be read as “mi-ku”.)

Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! was released worldwide in February 2020. It was the first standalone game from Sega’s music and dance-themed masterpiece franchise to be released in 17 years, which also celebrated its 20 year anniversary on December 16, 2019. Members of the original development team returned to usher Space Channel 5 into a new decade with new music, levels, and characters! Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! is currently available on PlayStation® VR only, with additional platforms to follow.

Miku Trailer
  • Developer: Grounding Inc.
  • Genre: Dance musical action
  • Release Date:
    • February 25 & 26, 2020 (Base Game)
    • July 27, 2020 (DLC)
  • Price:
    • 39.99USD / ¥3980 (Base Game)
    • $4.99 USD / ¥800 (DLC)
  • Rating: E (ESRB), A (CERO), 7 (PEGI)
  • Sales Territory: North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, India, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine
  • Platform: PlayStation® VR
  • Equipment Requirements:  PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR and PlayStation®Camera, 2 PlayStation®Move motion controllers
  • Details for additional platforms including  HTC VIVE™/SteamVR, and Oculus Quest, languages, and additional territories will be made available at a later date
  • Copyright: ©SEGA  ©Grounding Inc.
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About Space Channel 5
The legendary music game Space Channel 5 was released for Dreamcast by Sega 20 years ago. Intended “for everyone who loves music, dance, and game”, the game introduced Ulala, a reporter for a future space TV station Channel 5. She battled mysterious aliens called Morolians with dance, rescued captured humans, and saved space. The game celebrated its 20th anniversary on December 16, 2019. After all this time, Space Channel 5 is still beloved and celebrated by many fans around the world.
About Grounding Inc.
Grounding Inc. is an independent Japanese game developer founded in 2007 by former SEGA developers. Its founding members are Mineko Okamura (CEO, Producer),  Yukio Futatsugi (COO, Director), and Noboru Hotta (COO, Art Director); their combined game development credits include Rez, Space Channel 5, Panzer Dragoon, and Meteos.