Samurai Warriors 5 reveals new characters, gets new trailer
Koei Tecmo and Omega Force shared the latest news on Samurai Warriors 5 today. New characters have been revealed, jumping the total number of playable combatants to 27.
Here’s the rundown from Koei Tecmo:
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!
We also have a new trailer below:
Samurai Warriors 5 will first launch for Switch on June 24 in Japan. It’ll then arrive on July 27 in North America and Europe.
Source: Koei Tecmo PR