Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul Game Gets Western Release this Fall
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed at the Bandai Namco Global Gamer's Day event on Sunday that the Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul fighting action game for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC will get a Western release in the Americas and Europe this fall. The game will also ship in Japan this fall.
Bandai Namco Entertainment America is also streaming an English-subtitled version of the announcement trailer.
The video confirmed that Aiolia, Seiya, Shun, Shiryū, Hyōga, and Ikki will appear in the game. Additionally, the video shows Aiolia's God Cloth, which made an appearance in the Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold anime.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has confirmed that Dimps is developing the game. The company plans to ship the game with Japanese, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese audio tracks and English, Spanish, French, and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles. The game will feature Gold saints with God Cloths in the original mode for the first time, and will also include the addition of aerial combos and range variation.
Crunchyroll is streaming the Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold television anime series in various countries outside of Japan. Anime Consortium Japan is also streaming the series in 220 countries and regions outside of Japan on the Daisuki website. Bandai Channel is streaming the series in Japan.
Namco Bandai Games worked with Dimps to develop the previous Saint Seiya game, Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers. The company released the PlayStation 3 game in Japan in October 2013, then released the game in North America, Europe, Australasia, and South America in November 2013.
Masami Kurumada's original mythological fantasy manga ran in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1985 to 1990, and it has more than 34 million copies in print worldwide. The manga quickly inspired a 1986 television anime series that was popular not only in Japan, but also in France, Italy, other parts of Europe, Brazil, other parts of South and Central America, and Asia. The anime aired in more than 80 countries.
Update: Updated streaming region information.
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