Touhou RTS The Touhou Empires gets 2024 release and playable demo

The Touhou Empires

The Touhou Empires brings the familiar cast of characters into a very unexpected genre when it launches next year.

The Touhou Empires is now set to release in early 2024 for Microsoft Windows (through Steam). A demo can also be found on Steam as part of the Steam Strategy Fest event, which is currently underway.

Here’s a rundown on the previously announced game, plus a new trailer:

The Touhou Empires, the real-time strategy Touhou fan game from developer Neetpia and publisher Phoenixx based in the community-driven Touhou universe beloved by millions of fans, plots a battle plan onto Steam for PC in Q1 2024.

The next addition to the expansive Touhou universe pits fan favorite factions against each other in fast-paced tactical gameplay. Study the enemy, strategize a plan of attack and take over the mystical world of Gensokyo – the entire Touhou realm! Gather resources, construct a mighty fortress and form an unstoppable army. Enlist the help of cherished Touhou heroes with game-changing special abilities.


  • Over 30 Touhou Characters! – Call upon more than 30 beloved Touhou characters including Reimu Hakurei and Marisa Kirisame then cast their powerful spell cards to turn the tide of battle. Journey through 20 stages in the story campaign on a quest to discover the source of Gensokyo’s turmoil.eud against factions online with multiplayer skirmishes toting up to six players at once in free-for-all and 3v3 team battles.
  • Pick From Favorite Factions – Rule Gensokyo with an iron fist! Choose from various Touhou factions with different play styles, and capitalize on distinct advantages while preparing a battle plan to exploit enemy weaknesses. Prioritize a powerful early game army with the Scarlet Devil Mansion, or turtle up and form an impenetrable defense with the advanced structures of the Hakurei Shrine.
  • Master an Army of Diverse Strengths – Manage both macro and micro dynamics on the battlefield, considering the pros and cons of each unit type to raise an army capable of countering opponents’ strengths. Call for speed and attack power with fighters on horseback, and best the cavalry with spear-toting footsoldiers. Rain death from afar with long-ranged archers, or enlist the help of spell-casting grimoires to to cast area-of-effect spells against warring foes.
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