Fans rejoiced when NIS America announced at Anime Expo that htoL #NiQ: Hotaru no Nikki would be coming to North America on PS Vita as #NiQ: The Firefly Diary. Unfortuantely, the excitement was met with instant disappointment when it was revealed that it would be digital exclusive. Not ones to buy a digital game, faithful NIS fans have been pestering the studio for a physical edition, who in return released the following statement via their forums:
“We’re looking into the possibility, but it’ll really come down to the logistics of what the minimum order would have to be, and whether we think we can sell that many solely through our store. So at least know that it’s being looked into, though I can’t say what the odds are of it actually happening.”
So while it’s still not a certainty, it’s refreshing (and anxiety reducing) to hear that there’s a possibility a special physical version can be purchased from the NISA store.