Samurai Warriors 5 Slashes Away at More Historical Drama This July

Koei Tecmo announces the next Musou entry's western launch plans

Samurai Warriors 5


If you're hungry for more Musou action, Koei Tecmo has you covered this year. Next up is Samurai Warriors 5, which continues the 1 vs. 1,000 historical drama thrills when it hits PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC in the west on July 27


In Samurai Warriors 5, all the game's characters have been fully redesigned and reimagined to fit in with the Sengoku era setting. There are 27 playable characters in total, including returning warriors and fresh faces like original Koga ninja character Mitsuki, with more to be announced later. Check out the announcement trailer below. 




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.


Source: Press release




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