IIDX History

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beatmania IIDX
Arcade Releases
1st - substream - 2nd - 3rd - 4th - 5th - 6th - 7th
8th - 9th - 10th - 11 IIDX RED - 12 HAPPY SKY
13 DistorteD - 14 GOLD - 15 DJ TROOPERS
16 EMPRESS - 17 SIRIUS - 18 Resort Anthem
19 Lincle - 20 tricoro - 21 SPADA - 22 PENDUAL
23 copula - 24 SINOBUZ - 25 CANNON BALLERS
26 Rootage
Foreign Arcade Releases
beatmania IIDX (China) - tricoro (China)
Home Releases
Sony PlayStation 2
3rd - 4th - 5th - 6th - 7th - 8th - 9th - 10th
beatmania (USA) - 11 IIDX RED - 12 HAPPY SKY
13 DistorteD - 14 GOLD - 15 DJ TROOPERS

Arcade Release Timeline




















Home Release Timeline

November 2nd, 2000
beatmania IIDX 3rd style released.
March 29th, 2001
beatmania IIDX 4th style -new songs collection- released.
August 30th, 2001
beatmania IIDX 5th style -new songs collection- released.
July 18th, 2002
beatmania IIDX 6th style -new songs collection- released.
September 27th, 2003
Konami announces that they are considering making beatmania IIDX 7th style after over a year of hiatus. To proceed, players would have to fill out 10,000 questionnaires.
October 22nd, 2003
10,000 questionnaires are filled out.
November 27th, 2003
Pre-orders begin for beatmania IIDX 7th style. Konami announces they must receive at least 20,000 pre-orders to release the game.
December 25th, 2003
beatmania IIDX 7th style is officially announced.
May 13th, 2004
beatmania IIDX 7th style released in limited quantities from Konamistyle.
August 5th, 2004
beatmania IIDX 7th style released normally due to overwhelming demand.
November 18th, 2004
beatmania IIDX 8th style released.
March 24th, 2005
beatmania IIDX 9th style released.
November 17th, 2005
beatmania IIDX 10th style released.
March 29th, 2006
beatmania (American version) released.
May 18th, 2006
beatmania IIDX 11 IIDX RED released.
December 14th, 2006
beatmania IIDX 12 HAPPY SKY released.
August 30th, 2007
beatmania IIDX 13 DistorteD released.
May 29th, 2008
beatmania IIDX 14 GOLD released.
December 17th, 2008
beatmania IIDX 15 DJ TROOPERS released.
October 15th, 2009
beatmania IIDX 16 EMPRESS + PREMIUM BEST released.
October 11th, 2010
Japanese fans start a petition to release beatmania IIDX 17 SIRIUS for home release.
October 15th, 2010
Konami responds to the petition, and opens up a Twitter account on Konamistyle for people to express their opinions. They ask what system it should be on - PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, or something else.
November 2nd, 2010
Konami puts up on Konamistyle a new line of IIDX controllers for sale on March 17th, 2011, at a reduced price of 6,090 yen.
December 18th, 2010
Konami puts an update on their Twitter account on konamistyle concerning SIRIUS and a possible home version, highly increasing tension on a possible CS release.
May 22nd, 2011
Konami responds with further info on a SIRIUS CS by starting a petition poll not unlike what they did with 7th style, requiring users to use e-AMUSEMENT GATE to sign it.
March 26th, 2013
Konami replies via twitter that they have no plans at the moment for a console beatmania IIDX title, but have taken note of the demand for the games.
September 2nd, 2015
An open alpha test of beatmania IIDX INFINITAS, a PC-only release of beatmania IIDX, was released and could be played only for some hours of the same day.
October 22nd-28th, 2015
Second beatmania IIDX INFINITAS alpha test begins, limited to 5,000 applicants through a ballot.
December 1st, 2015
beatmania IIDX INFINITAS was released. A trial version for benchmarking purpouses was also released.