Langrisser I & II Remake for PS4, Switch Delayed to April 18

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The official website for the Langrisser I & II game collection revealed on Thursday that the game will now ship on April 18. The game was originally slated to ship for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on February 7. The announcement stated the developers are considering releasing a demo version of the game.

The game is extreme and Chara-Ani's compiled remake of Langrisser I and Langrisser II. The remake will include new visuals, voice recordings, and user interface design. There will be a new heroine named Betty (voiced by Hisako Tōjō), and both games will have multiple story routes. Composer Noriyuki Iwadare is returning to rearrange his original music with a mix of nostalgia and modernity.

First printings of the game's regular and limited editions will include a "classic mode" DLC that will use illustrations and background music from earlier releases of the game. The limited edition will come with production materials, a soundtrack CD, and box art by original illustrator Satoshi Urushihara.

Nippon Computer Systems software division Masaya released the first game in the series for the Mega Drive and PC in 1991, and it was also released in North America the same year under the title Warsong. The series went on to release four more main games, with Langrisser V: The End of Legend being released only in Japan in 1998 for the Sega Saturn. The games have been ported and remade on multiple occasions.

Beijing-based game company ZLONGAME will release a global version of its Langrisser Mobile smartphone game in early 2019.

Source: Langrisser I & II game's website via Game Yoridori SubCul Midori Park

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