Super Robot Wars V Game Gets English Localization in Asia

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
PS4, PS Vita game ships in Japan next year

The staff of the Super Robot Wars V PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game announced during the Niconico livestream event that announced the game on Saturday that the game will get a localized release in Asia in English, Traditional Chinese, and Korean (the announcement is at 1:38:30 in the above linked video).

Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia streamed the same teaser trailer that Bandai Namco Entertainment released on Saturday, but the video's description only notes the Traditional Chinese and Korean localization.

The game is the second project in the franchise's 25th anniversary celebration. This will be the first game in the franchise to feature characters or mecha from the following works:

  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash
  • Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Skull Heart
  • Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Steel Seven
  • Yūsha Tokkyū Might Gaine
  • Shin Mazinger Zero vs. Great General of Darkness
  • Space Battleship Yamato 2199
  • CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon

Characters and mecha from 19 works will also return in the game:

  • Muteki Chōjin Zambot 3
  • Muteki Kōjin Daitarn 3
  • Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
  • Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer
  • Mobile Suit Gundam UC
  • Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture - Prince of Darkness
  • Getter Robo: Armageddon
  • Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact!
  • Full Metal Panic! (anime and original novel)
  • Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
  • Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
  • Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
  • Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo

The first project announced as part of the franchise's 25th anniversary celebration is the Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (Super Robot Taisen OG: The Moon Dwellers) game. The simulation role-playing game will ship for PS4 and PS3 on June 30. The game will also ship with an English-language version for the PS4 in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

Thanks to Alexander Piner for the news tip.

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