Earlier today Crypton Future Media made two announcements concerning their upcoming releases, Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin and Len V4X. The first includes more information on the previously announced Hatsune Miku V4X and the other of the long awaited upgrade of Kagamine Rin and Len.
Hatsune Miku V4X is set to release in the first half of 2016 but no specific date has been announced as of yet. Those who own Hatsune Miku V3 and/or Megurine Luka V4X will have the chance to obtain the Miku V4X demo mid-September. This demo will be free until August 31st, 2016. Details on how to obtain this demo will be announced at a later time. Owners of the Hatsune Miku V3 software will also be eligible to purchase an upgrade at a special price.
Several new features will be included with her new V4X such as the following:
– Refined voice libraries based on original voice recordings.
– Improved sound clarity, velocity and balance.
– E.V.E.C. function enables per-note power control and ending breath sound.
– Introducing Piapro Studio for Vocaloid4 engine, optimized for Cross Synthesis and Growl functions.
– Bundled with DAW Studio One Artist Piapro Edition with over 200 instruments.
A beta demo song of “Electro Saturator” by Tilt-six was released. The demo showcases her E.V.E.C VoiceColors such as Soft and Power.
You can visit the product page here for Hatsune Miku’s V4X.
Kagamine Rin and Len
Not much information has been released for Kagamine Rin and Len aside from a release date set for December 2015. No specific date has been announced as of yet. As mentioned above for Hatsune Miku’s V4X, owners of all software versions of Kagamine Rin and Len will also be eligible to upgrade at a special price. More details to be announced in the future.
Note that the features mentioned above for Hatsune Miku’s V4X in quotes apply to Kagamine Rin and Len as well.
You can visit the product page here for Kagamine Rin and Len.
Both of these pages are currently only in Japanese, however English pages will be made available soon.