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SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 releases in July on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC

SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 releases in July on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC

Published: Monday, April 26, 2021Tagged: Gaming, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X|S

KOEI TECMO and Omega Force announced the addition of four new characters into the SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 universe, jumping the total number of playable combatants to 27 when the game releases on July 27th.

Samura Warriors 5 release date

Experience exhilarating action set in a dramatic historical setting in SAMURAI WARRIORS 5. As the latest numbered entry in the SAMURAI WARRIORS franchise, the story, characters, and visuals have been re-imagined to set the stage for a thrilling new series. The story takes place after the Ōnin War during the golden age of the Sengoku period, and features a story that centers on the lives of two of the most representative military commanders of this era: Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi.

SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 takes place after the end of the Ōnin War, during the Sengoku period, and tells the story of two of the most preeminent military commanders of this period – Nobunaga Oda, and Mitsuhide Akechi. This title includes various eras from this period, including the younger years of Nobunaga, when he was known as “Owari's Great Fool,” and the period of turmoil and upheaval leading to the Honnō-ji Incident.

The SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 characters announced today include four new historical fighters as well as a couple of surprise variations on the two main characters driving the game’s overall storyline. The four new characters include kusarigama expert and head of the Iga Ninjas, Sandayū Momochi; Ninja Sword master Hattori Hanzō; Magoichi Saika, a professional mercenary with no interest in the concept of good and evil; and the great samurai Yasuke, who serves as Nobunaga’s retainer. In addition to the four new characters, Omega Force revealed for the first time that adult versions of both “The Demon King” Nobunaga Oda and the Oda family’s retainer, Mitsuhide Akechi will also be playable, including Nobunaga’s proficient sword techniques and Mitsuhide’s fearsome combination attacks utilizing both his matchlock firearm and blade!

In celebration of the character reveals, KOEI TECMO released a brand-new trailer showcasing the vibrantly detailed warriors who have been completely redesigned and re-imagined in the franchise’s latest blockbuster.

The tactical action game, which takes place during the legendary Sengoku period, is currently under development for Xbox One consoles (playable on Xbox Series X|S via Backward Compatibility), PlayStation 4 (playable on PlayStation 5 via Backward Compatibility), Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC via Steam, and is set to launch across North America on July 27, 2021. The game will launch in Japan for PS4 and Switch on June 24

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