Last year Digimon World Re:Digitize was released on the PSP in Japan, but it never made it to the 3DS — or to the West for that matter.

Well, Namco Bandai has now revealed that an updated version of the game called Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode is on its way to the 3DS in Japan.

Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode will cover a couple more story chapters — The Scheming Demon Lord and The Lamentful X-Antibody — and features some new Digimon, such as Omegamon X-Antibody and Dukemon X-Antibody.

The game should be out at some point in 2013. Considering how many 3DS consoles are out there are in Japan, this updated version has the potential to do quite well — though it will be up against a certain Pokémon game that's also releasing this year.

Whether it manages to make it over to the West is another matter entirely, but we can remain hopeful for now.

Any Digimon fans out there hoping this one gets localised?