Koei Tecmo America Releases Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate on Next Gen Consoles


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KOEI TECMO America today announced that WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate has launched for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 computer entertainment systems, PS Vita and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Enter the fray and experience WARRIORS OROCHI 3 like never before with the implementation of new characters and stages, virtually endless storylines to discover, thrilling battle moves, online and offline competition fueled by new modes, intensified by new generation console features and near limitless replayability.

WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate marks the most substantial step forward for the OROCHI series to date,” said Amos Ip, SVP and General Manager of KOEI TECMO America. “The game’s debut on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Xbox One would not be complete without the bevy of new additions it’s bringing with it, including characters, storylines and gameplay modes, making WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate a true evolution of the franchise.”

The mythology of the OROCHI universe expands with a new main storyline, which brings the heroes together again into the chaos of battle as they are summoned upon by a mysterious stone. WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate’s chronicleis complemented by side stories offering over 175 scenarios and endings to uncover, including the ability to battle from the point of view of various characters and even “what if” hypothetical stages that exist in a parallel world.

New and guest characters join the legion of 145 warriors including Sophitia (SOULCALIBUR series), Sterk (Atelier series) and the introduction of three new additions: Nezha, Tamamo and Yinglong. Over 50 distinct stages inspired by the recognizable dark, sinister imagery in the Orochi series await the heroes, with cross-over stages melding universes from Atelier, DYNASTY WARRIORS, NINJA GAIDEN Sigma 2 and SAMURAI WARRIORS.

Gameplay modes in WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate include network functions for competitive Online and Offline combat with the all-new Gauntlet mode in which players create a party of up to five warriors and engage in missions on an ever-evolving dynamic battlefield. Gauntlet mode allows players to either upload their party or download another player’s for 2 player co-op or standalone gameplay. Duel Mode, available for the first time on PlayStation and Xbox platforms, allows players to select warriors of their choice for 3 vs 3 battle against others Online or locally or against AI. Additional returning network modes include 2 player co-op for both Story mode and Free mode.

WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate is developed by Omega Force and published in North America by KOEI TECMO America. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita versions are available exclusively through the PlayStation Store for $49.99 (PS3) and $39.99 (PS Vita), respectively and the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions are available for $59.99 as both retail packaged goods and digital download. This title has been rated T (Teen) by the ESRB.

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