Dynasty Warriors is no stranger to spin-offs and today’s Nintendo Direct confirmed they just keep coming. Alongside news of Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity getting an expansion pass, Koei Tecmo officiially revealed Samurai Warriors 5, too.
Replacing Dynasty Warriors’ ancient Chinese setting for Japan’s Sengoku Period, Koei Tecmo released this overview:
Samurai Warriors 5 marks a fresh, re-imagining of the franchise, including an all-new storyline, as well as revamped character designs and a stylish new visual presentation. A new beginning to the Samurai Warriors experience, the title launches gamers into the Sengoku period, shining the in-game spotlight on characters Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi. But what’s behind the electrifying Samurai skirmish? Find out during the monthly Samurai Warriors 5 livestream, beginning February 25 JST, with regular updates leading up to the game’s launch this summer!
We’ve previously seen Samurai Warriors 3 back on Nintendo Wii in 2010. 4 and Spirit of Sanada are also on Switch, but unlike 3, they never got localised. Available in Summer 2021, we won’t have long to wait for further information.
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