Andamiro USA Commences Shipment of Highly Anticipated Pump It Up Phoenix
IRVING, TX—August 14, 2023—Andamiro USA is pleased to announce that it has begun shipping the new software installment to Pump It Up across North America. Pump It Up Phoenix, the latest chapter in Andamiro’s enduring rhythm and dance video game series, follows Pump It Up XX, the 20th-anniversary edition that rolled out four years ago. Phoenix, which officially debuted in South Korea on July 4, features expanded content and technological enhancements, elevating the immersive experience of the iconic five-step dance simulation game for arcades.
The highlight among these enhancements is the introduction of Premium Mode, tailor-made for players seeking intensified challenges. Exclusive songs, totaling six in number, can only be unlocked within Premium Mode. Accessible solely through an AM.PASS card, Premium Mode is one of three gameplay options, rounded out by Full Mode, catering to advanced and intermediate players, and Basic Mode designed for beginners.
Appealing to both seasoned enthusiasts and newcomers, Phoenix comes with an updated scoring system based on a 1-million-point scale, coupled with new scoring plates. Additionally, Phoenix adds an extensive range of 100 score levels, spanning from the pinnacle achievement of SSS+ – denoting a flawless performance – gradually descending to encompass all levels of accomplishment. Furthermore, Phoenix broadens the dance steps repertoire of Pump It Up, and reorganizes some 150 player reward designations.
Central to the core of all Pump It Up iterations is its distinctive musical accompaniment, and Phoenix raises the bar with a playlist curated for rhythmic action. Launching with a library of more than 500 tracks, the game’s musical compilation includes 150 update titles, the latest chart-topping K-pop sensations and wide variety of World Music genres. Finishing off the Phoenix playlist are renowned Pump It Up original compositions from accomplished dance game composers such as Zekk, Litmus*, Sbrem and Max, among other distinguished artists.
For buyers in need of a complete system package, Phoenix software is integrated within Andamiro’s contemporary Pump It Up cabinet, boasting two side-by-side dance stages featured in the LX model that’s equipped with a 55″ HD display, four speakers, two subwoofers, brilliant lighting effects and an AM.PASS card reader. Existing PIU game owners can transition to Phoenix through upgrade packages compatible with the LX (55″), as well as legacy TX (55”), CX (43”), and FX (42”) cabinet models.
Pump It Up systems and parts, along with Phoenix upgrades, are sold through authorized Andamiro distributors. For more information, email [email protected].
About Pump It Up
Developed and published by Andamiro Co. Ltd., Pump It Up is a seminal rhythm and dance video game that emerged in 1999 from South Korea. Known by its distinct five-step dance platform and engaging gameplay, Pump It Up has evolved over the years to become a beloved fixture in arcades worldwide. And it has garnered a fiercely devoted fan base often referred to as ‘Pumpers.” A talented group of Andamiro programmers and designers, comprising the Music Business Team and led Mr. Changhee Son, oversees all facets of the product. With an extensive library of tracks spanning various genres, immersive visuals and challenging gameplay modes, Pump It Up continues to captivate dance enthusiasts and players seeking rhythmic excitement.