Tactical action game Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate will be coming this fall on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox One, Tecmo Koei America and Europe announced on a press release yesterday. You will be able to buy the PS3 and PS Vita versions on the PS Store for $49.99 and $39.99. You can also get the PS4 and Xbox One versions at the retailers for $59.99. The game will allow for cross-play and cross save between the PlayStation systems.
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate, brings players a new storyline that has the heroes being called by a mysterious stone that gathers them together once again after Demon Snake had died. Though they have returned back to a chaotic din of battle. Uncover secrets in the new scenarios, and battle from three different character views or ‘even “what if” hypothetical stages that exist in a parallel world.’
The game features 145 playable characters, with nine being new to the series, which includes characters like Abe Seimei and Shennong. There are other characters Sophitia from the SoulCalibur series, Xu Shu from Dynasty Warriors, Rachel from Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 that are all involved in the special crossover of the game, plus more will be announced from the Atelier and Samurai Warriors.
As a player, you will be able to customize your character models, and craft weapons. New moves like Aerial Special attacks and Triple Rush, will allow you the player to switch between characters or have all three of your teammates attack at once.
The game describes as player being one warrior against a thousand battles, which allows players to go against enemies on the battlefield that can support up to 100 enemies with progressive AI on screen all at once. Go through 51 different stages and fight in battle stages that are from Atelier, Dynasty Warriors, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 and Samurai Warriors.
PS4 users will be able to take screenshots and livestream their game or co-op play on all three modes, Story, Free, and the new Gauntlet mode. You can play the game both online and offline, with also a new Duel Mode that has a mix of 3 vs. 3 combat and card battles.
Tecmo Koei is also releasing Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete for PlayStation 4, and the recently announced Hyrule Warriors that is heading for release in Japan in August.
Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate is currently playable at the MCM London Comic Con that is happening May 23rd through May 25th.