XSEED Games Reveals KORG DS-10 Plus
October 20, 2009
XSEED Games Reveals KORG
Upgraded version of the award-winning DS-10 music synthesizer coming to North America Early 2010
XSEED Games announced today that KORG DS-10 Plus is currently being developed by cavia, inc. in conjunction with Procyon Studio and will be released exclusively for Nintendo DS™/Nintendo DSi™ in North America in early 2010. KORG DS-10 Plus builds on the success of 2008’s KORG DS-10 release, with new upgrades and improved performance that best utilize the high-performance specifications of the DSi™.
Designed after the famous KORG MS-10 music synthesizer, KORG DS-10 Plus is a revamped version of the revered music-creation program for the enjoyment of both professional and aspiring musicians alike. The sound sources in the KORG DS-10 come from KORG, one of the world’s top musical instrument producers, and no effort was spared in the replication of creating high-quality sounds. New features for KORG DS-10 Plus for the DS/DSi versions include per-track MUTE/SOLO built into the SONG mode, and EDIT/PLAY enabled for all modes within the SONG mode for further improved real-time performance. The touch-screen controls of Nintendo DS are utilized to the fullest to provide an authentic feel and operability across a dual-screen layout that is unsurpassed in portable music creation. A 6-track/16-step sequencer enables precise control and provides a wide range of musical possibilities. Up to eight units can be linked via wireless connection to play together or to exchange sounds and songs.
Nintendo DSi owners can enjoy additional exclusive improvements and upgrades, all geared to deliver the highest-quality of musical creation and greatest breadth of creativity. These performance upgrades include 12-voice polyphony, 4 tracks for the analog synthesizer simulator, 2 drum machines and more! Also available exclusively when played on the DSi are 2 effects layers, essentially giving users the functionality of two original KORG DS-10’s in one for the ultimate in music collaboration.
“We are extremely pleased to build on the success of the original KORG DS-10 with the KORG DS-10 Plus,” stated Jun Iwasaki, President of XSEED Games. “Musicians and gamers alike banded together for the original, and we believe the enhanced KORG DS-10 Plus will help bring that community even closer together as anyone with a desire can create professional-sounding original music with a portable device.”
KORG DS-10 Plus will be available across North America for Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi early 2010.