Warriors Orochi/Musou Orochi Sequel Set for December in Japan

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Action game featuring more than 120 characters to be released on PS3, Xbox 360

Enterbrain's Weekly Famitsu magazine announced on Thursday that Koei Tecmo Games is developing a Musou Orochi 2 game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and plans to release it in December. The Musou Orochi (Warriors Orochi) series features characters from both the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors franchises.

The game will feature more than 120 characters from the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors game franchises, original characters from the Musou Orochi franchise, as well as characters from outside the Musou series. The game will also feature online play. Musou Orochi 2 will retail for 7,800 yen (US$102).

The original Warriors Orochi game (pictured at right) was released on the PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 worldwide in 2007, and a version for the PlayStation Portable was released worldwide in 2008. A sequel, Musou Orochi Maou Sairin (released in English as Warriors Orochi 2), was released in Japan, North America, and Europe for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 in 2008. A PlayStation Portable version was released in Japan in 2008 and in North America and Europe in 2009.

[Via My Game News Flash]

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