Attack on Titan 2 Game Ships in the West in March
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Koei Tecmo revealed on Tuesday that it will release its Attack on Titan 2 game in North America and Europe in March 2018 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. It also revealed new playable characters and features for the game.
The playable characters include Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackerman, Armin Arlert, Levi, Miche Zacharias, Nanaba, Gelgar, Ymir, and Christa Lenz. Players will also be able to create a Custom Scout. The game will also feature a new Monocular that allow players to view positions from a distance.
The game features a Town Life segment that allows players to strengthen their relationships with other characters in order to uncover their stories.
The game's story will cover through the events of the anime's second season. The game will feature improved omni-directional mobility gear, enhanced Titan movements, and more advanced role-playing game elements.
KOEI Tecmo Games and its Omega Force subsidiary are developing the game. Hideo Suzuki is directing, and Hisashi Koinuma is the producer. KOEI Tecmo Games America described the game as follows: "Players will once again don the renowned Omni-Directional Maneuver Gear as they fight and repel the fearsome Titans that threaten humanity, to restore peace within the walls." The sequel game will feature new gameplay mechanics.
Koei Tecmo Games and Omega Force (Warriors/Musou franchise) released the first game in Japan in February 2016 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita. The companies released the game for those three consoles and for the Xbox One and PC via Steam in Europe (under the title A.O.T: Wings of Freedom) and in the Americas in August 2016.
Spike Chunsoft is developing a separate Shingeki no Kyojin 2 ~Mirai no Zahyō~ (Attack on Titan 2: Future Coordinates) game for Nintendo 3DS. The game will ship in Japan on November 30, and it is a sequel to the Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains game.