Kanon coming soon to Steam in English

PROTOTYPE, Visual Arts and Key announce romantic visual novel Cannon coming soon to PC via Steam worldwide. The Steam version will support English, ensuring that fans around the world will be able to play the new title.

Cannon debuted on Nintendo Switch on April 20, 2023 in Japan. The Nintendo Switch version of Cannon includes color enhancements, a 16:9 aspect ratio, and the ability to scroll the event CG up and down. Additionally, the game is fully voiced, except for the protagonist, who is partially voiced. Steam users will see all of these improvements in the upcoming PC version of Cannon.

Cannon coming soon to Steam worldwide

No release date has been announced, but the official Steam page for Cannon confirms that it will soon be available with English, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese support. The game will feature Japanese voiceovers.

The Steam version of “Kanon” is coming soon!
Comes with HD quality graphics with re-adjusted colors + full voice acting by superb actors (only parts of the main character)!
The text is available in Japanese, English and Chinese (simplified characters)! pic.twitter.com/blx0AF0MRw

– Prototype Co., Ltd. (@PROTOTYPE_info) May 17, 2024

Finally, here’s a preview of the romantic visual novel via Steam:

Cannon is the debut work from visual novel studio Key, known for titles such as CLANNAD, Little Busters, Summer pockets and more. It received great acclaim and was even adapted into an animated series.

Enjoy this story of small miracles happening in a northern town, now with the latest visual novel engine!

  • With retouched HD visuals and CG colors! – This version not only offers the best HD quality to date, but the game’s CG coloring has also been adjusted to better complement the colors of the LED display. Enjoy the experience with stunning graphics!
  • Although the Windows version of Cannon never had voice support before, the Steam version adds full voice support with an incredible cast of actors! (The protagonist is only voiced during certain parts of the game.)
  • Text can be set to Japanese, English, or Simplified Chinese (audio only available in Japanese). This includes game text, options, and the digital manual. Language settings can be changed at any time.
  • Touch gestures can also be used if you are playing on a tablet PC or Steam Deck.