KOEI TECMO Europe and developer Omega Force have announced the addition of four new characters to the SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 universe, bringing the total number of playable characters to 27.
The tactical action game – set during the legendary Sengoku period – is currently in development for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 (playable on PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility), Xbox One consoles (playable on Xbox Series X | S via backwards compatibility) and Windows PC via Steam , and will be available in Europe on July 27, 2021.
The four new characters are the kusarigama expert and leader 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, a Nobunaga’s servant.
In addition to the four new characters, Omega Force has revealed for the first time that the adult versions of Nobunaga Oda “The Demon King” and the servant of the Oda family, Mitsuhide Akechi, will be playable including Nobunaga’s skilled sword techniques and fearsome Mitsuhide’s combined attacks when using her blade.
You can see the new Character Trailer in the Youtube player below.