All arcade machines are offline only, unlocking Extra Modes and difficulty levels
Kodoani.com – The official website of Taito’s Groove Coaster arcade rhythm game series announced on Monday that the game’s online service Groove Coaster 4MAX: Diamond Galaxy will end on April 1. After this time, all arcade machines will go offline. However, players can still continue to experience the game as long as entertainment centers continue to provide machines.
Offline play unlocks Extra Modes and all difficulty levels for all songs. However, players will no longer have the ability to record their progress through the NESiCA tag.
Groove Coaster is a popular arcade rhythm game series by Taito, dating back to the first version released in 2013. Groove Coaster 4MAX: Diamond Galaxy, is the latest installment in the series, released in April 2020. The decision to discontinue the service may impact the online player community but still keep the game alive in specific electronic entertainment venues.