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Selecting up the place Butterfly Soup 1 left off

The sequel to 2017 visual unexcited smash hit Butterfly Soup is out now. Or now not it’s quandary a few months after the original game and continues to command the narrative of “gay Asian-American teenagers playing baseball and falling in fancy”. Or now not it’s also, factual savor the first game, free to download and play – although you can also name your brand and pay $5 for a digital artbook over on Itch.

“The game is free, but you can abet me by procuring for the digital artbook for $5! Or now not it’s 15 pages of me rambling + extra sketches, some of which have never been posted anywhere else,” writes developer Brianna Lei on the Itch page.

Butterfly Soup 2 stars the same protagonists as the original: Diya, Noelle, Akarsha, and Min-search engine marketing. Lei advised us back in 2018 that she “originally planned for Butterfly Soup to be grand longer, but it purchased carve in half for scope reasons.” Instead of incorporating a whole college year, the first game led to wintry weather. The sequel aims to “spherical out the whole cast” and carry out the narrative.

Lei also said in that interview that she “figured some folk on Tumblr may savor [Butterfly Soup 1], but I didn’t seek information from its reach to be so huge.” That it did blow up is mainly down to its comical, likeable characters. We encompass Butterfly Soup on our lists of both the best free PC games and of the best visual novels.

Butterfly Soup 2 is available now from Itch. Lei describes it as free, but it be pay-what-you-want and you assemble the art ebook in the occasion you pay over $5. The game itself 2-4 hours long, too.