NEW Generation natsu no ryuusei festa 2016
NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016
NEW Generation natsu no ryuusei festa 2016 (NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016) is a collaboration event between beatmania IIDX 23 copula, jubeat Qubell, and SOUND VOLTEX III GRAVITY WARS. It started on August 10th, 2016.
A second part of the event, named NEW Generation ryuusei kakusan festa 2016 (NEW Generation 流星拡散フェスタ2016), started on October 6th, 2016. This part included DanceDanceRevolution A, MÚSECA 1+1/2, pop'n music éclale, and REFLEC BEAT VOLZZA 2.
Both parts ended on December 1st, 2016.
The focus of the event is to unlock the five new songs by various artists. After these songs are unlocked, a sixth song will be available as well:
|Unlockable after all above songs are unlocked
|DJ YOSHITAKA meets dj TAKA
Each game starts out with a default song (except DanceDanceRevolution), while the remaining songs need to be unlocked. Each game has its own unlocking method, which are described below:
How to Unlock
StrayedCatz is the default song. The other four event songs could be unlocked by clearing certain EXPERT COURSEs which were made available on the same day. Triple Counter could be unlocked one chart at a time by obtaining the 4 SECRET course event songs on the same difficulty; unlocking the song netted the player a Gold Tran Medal:
- HAPPY course: Angelic Jelly.
- ARTCORE course: Grand Chariot.
- SUMMER course: Sephirot.
- TAG course: ZEPHYRANTHES.
From beatmania IIDX 24 SINOBUZ onwards, all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs are available by default.
Players had to play one of the event songs in beatmania IIDX 23 copula/24 SINOBUZ, jubeat Qubell, or SOUND VOLTEX III GRAVITY WARS first to have the songs available for unlock in EXTRA SAVIOR. Only Angelic Jelly was unlockable by itself.
All of the NEW Generation 流星拡散フェスタ2016 charts must be unlocked one at a time, from BASIC to EXPERT. Charts for Triple Counter are only available after having unlocked the corresponding charts of the other five songs.
For each Triple Counter difficulty unlocked, new costumes for DanceDanceRevolution characters were unlocked until November 7th, 2017:
- BASIC: JOMANDA costume for EMI.
- DIFFICULT: VALLIS-NERIA costume for ALICE.
- EXPERT: Lisa-RICCIA costume for RINON.
From December 1st, 2016, all songs are available in EXTRA SAVIOR, without requiring to play another BEMANI game first. Note that North American machines could not unlock the event songs before December 1st, 2016.
From DanceDanceRevolution A20 onwards, all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs are available by default.
Angelic Jelly is the default song. The event songs could be unlocked via the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 QUBE in Qubell's dig dig Qubell unlocking system. For the dates when said QUBE was available, please see this page.
In jubeat clan, all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs (besides Angelic Jelly) can be unlocked on the jubeat SHOP.
Angelic Jelly is the default song. The other event songs were available for unlock from October 6th to November 3rd, 2016 as part of MÚSECA GALLERY's NEW Generation ryuusei kakusan festa 2016-ten (ニュージェネ流星拡散フェスタ2016展).
Players had to play one of the event songs in beatmania IIDX 23 copula/24 SINOBUZ, jubeat Qubell, or SOUND VOLTEX III GRAVITY WARS first. Afterwards, you unlocked an event song after every three rounds. The unlocking order is fixed: Sephirot→StrayedCatz→Grand Chariot→ZEPHYRANTHES→Triple Counter.
Unlocking Triple Counter also unlocked a limited edition Grafica (Triple Counter/でるたとびーまにのなかまたち) as well.
All of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs were available for play from October 2nd to 31st, 2017 (although they cannot be unlocked during that period).
Angelic Jelly is the default song. Players had to play one of the event songs in beatmania IIDX 23 copula/24 SINOBUZ, jubeat Qubell, or SOUND VOLTEX III GRAVITY WARS first. Afterwards, the other event songs were available for purchase at the Star Factory, and by purchasing all of them, Triple Counter was available for purchase as well.
For the Star Factory prices, please see this page.
From December 1st, 2016, the event songs' charts that were not purchased could not be unlocked. This was fixed on December 3rd, 2016 (although it still required to have played beatmania IIDX/jubeat/SOUND VOLTEX during the event period to purchase any of the songs).
As of September 28th, 2017 in pop'n music うさぎと猫と少年の夢, all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs are available by default.
Angelic Jelly is the default song. Players had to play one of the event songs in beatmania IIDX 23 copula/24 SINOBUZ, jubeat Qubell, or SOUND VOLTEX III GRAVITY WARS first. Afterwards, the other event songs could be unlocked by simply playing a certain amount of rounds for each of the unlockable songs in order (3 each for sephirot, ZEPHYRANTHES, StrayedCatz, and Grand Chariot; 5 for Triple Counter).
In REFLEC BEAT 悠久のリフレシア, all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs were removed at release date. As of March 1st, 2018, all of the songs have been revived.
Sephirot is the default song. The event songs were unlocked by collecting stamps. A stamp could be obtained after one play session. After obtaining a certain amount of stamps, you unlock a song:
- 2 stamps: ZEPHYRANTHES.
- 4 stamps: StrayedCatz.
- 7 stamps: Grand Chariot.
- 11 stamps: Angelic Jelly.
- 15 stamps: Triple Counter.
Note that GRAVITY charts for each NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 song had to be unlocked via INFINITE BLASTER, after unlocking all songs. Triple Counter's GRAVITY chart had to be unlocked after the other five songs' GRAVITY charts were unlocked.
From December 15th, 2016, all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs (besides Sephirot) could be purchased at the SDVX Station.
As of SOUND VOLTEX IV HEAVENLY HAVEN, NOVICE to EXHAUST charts for all of the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 songs (except Triple Counter) are unlocked by default. All six songs' GRAVITY charts can be unlocked via BLASTER GATE (Triple Counter no longer requires the other event songs' GRAVITY charts to be unlocked first).
- DanceDanceRevolution is the only participant game that does not have a default NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 event song.
- None of the songs from the NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 event appeared on a BEMANI game soundtrack until the release of the pop'n music うさぎと猫と少年の夢 Original Soundtrack album, two years after the event.
|NEW Generation 夏の流星フェスタ2016 / NEW Generation 流星拡散フェスタ2016
|Angelic Jelly - Grand Chariot - Sephirot - StrayedCatz - ZEPHYRANTHES