SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 offers players an impressive roster of 55 warriors including the introduction of Takatora Todo, who now serves Ieyasu Tokugawa and appears emotionless though he holds his intense emotions deep within, Kagakatsu Uesugi, who lets his actions speak for him as he trains diligently to live up to his father’s reputation as the “God of War” and Munenori Yagyu, a lethal swordsman trained in the Shinkage style who believes the sword can be an instrument of life as well as death.
Newly updated characters from the series include Aya, Masanori Fukushima, Kiyomasa Kato, Kanbei Kuroda, Keiji Maeda, Toshiie Maeda, Katsuie Shibata, Hanbei Takenaka and Kenshin Uesugi.
The deeper focus on each faction’s dramatic history in SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 tells their legendary tales through Regional stories which carry to the main story of unification. The Legend of Kinki follows Nagamasa, young ruler of the Azai Clan that rules Northern Omi, as he sets out alongside his wife, Oichi and his retainers Takatora Todo and Yoshitsugu Otani, in pursuit of his dreams. In the Legend of the Uesugi, Kenshin Uesagi, known as the Dragon of Echigo and the God of War goes forth to aid those desperately pleading for his aid and continue to emblazon his majestic strategies into the memories of all who witness his destruction.
SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 is developed by Omega Force and published in North America by KOEI TECMO America. The PlayStation 3 and PS Vita versions will be available digitally exclusively through the PlayStation Store for $49.99 and $39.99, respectively. The PlayStation 4 standard edition will be available for $59.99. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the series, the SAMURAI WARRIORS 4: Special Anime Pack is filled with content for fans including the SAMURAI WARRIORS: Legend of Sanada anime, the official game soundtrack and several DLC packs will be available exclusively for the PlayStation 4 system at participating retailers for $74.99.