Launching today on the PlayStation family of consoles, Samurai Warriors 4 has now launched in North America. Samurai Warriors 4 launches as the newest entry to seek out the tactical action that over 34 million players have managed to experience within its ten year history and on the 10th anniversary of the series. This newest entry is a new chapter in the Warring States saga that many players are familiar with, this also includes the first installment to be released on the PlayStation 4. The title has now released on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita.
“With every new installment, we strive to bring great advances to the series, making it even more immersive and exciting for players,” said Hisashi Koinuma, Producer for SAMURAI WARRIORS 4. “We are so thankful for the devoted supporters who have waited four years for SAMURAI WARRIORS 4, our greatest hope is that players feel like they are truly making their own mark on history.”
“We couldn’t be happier with what we’re delivering to honor the 10th anniversary of this revered tactical action franchise,” said Amos Ip, SVP and General Manager of KOEI TECMO America. “With its debut on PlayStation 4, a multitude of new content and the Special Anime Pack, we’re confident SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 offers a satisfying experience for both longtime fans and newcomers to the series.”
Boasting a large roster of 55 playable characters, the game includes warriors new and old, which also features them in a new way; upgraded graphics and new or rearranged battle moves. This will allow you, the player, to exterminate enemies in more rapid ways than before, but all the mean while using a powerful Rage Attack and deadly finishing moves with the Mighty Strikes capability. For those who are familiar with the series, Samurai Warriors 4: Special Anime Pack has exclusively launched on the PlayStation 4. This game includes a large bit of content that includes content from Samurai Warriors: Legend of Sanada anime, the official soundtrack and several DLC packs that are there to help celebrate the games 10th anniversary as well as the games packaging.
Samurai Warriors 4 is developed by Omega Force and published in North America by KOEI TECMO America. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita system versions are available for digital download through the PlayStation® Store for $49.99 and $39.99, respectively. The PlayStation 4 standard edition (physical/digital) is available for $59.99 and the Collector’s Edition Samurai Warriors 4 4: Special Anime Pack is available at participating retailers for $74.99. For those looking to purchase the game, please note that it is rated T for Teen by the ESRB in North America.
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