Publishers XSEED Games and Marvelous Europe have the western release date for Uppers.
The frantic brawler-action game is coming to Windows PC (via Steam) on October 21st. XSEED Games confirmed to Niche Gamer that the PlayStation 4 version is no longer planned for North America – we’re waiting on clarification from Marvelous Europe. The western release was originally confirmed back in 2018, for PS4 and PC. The game was originally released for PS Vita in Japan.
Uppers will cost $29.99 and will come with a Digital Deluxe Edition, which comes with the 46-track souhndtrack and a digital art booklet, for $39.99. Both versions will come with a 15% discount for the launch week.
Here’s a new trailer for the release date:
Here’s a rundown on the game:
Last Resort Island is a city consumed by desire – for those that live on the island, the greatest amusement is violence. A single person’s strength alone can build great fortune, and earn the admiration of the populace.
With strength, motivation and fire in their eyes, two young men, Ranma and Michiru, arrive at Last Resort Island to begin their quest, their sights aimed for the top – but they aren’t the only ones on Last Resort Island with lofty ambitions.
UPPERS tells the story of two men and their journey to the top, using 12 varied fighters and eight support characters – discover their drive, their heartbreaking backgrounds, and fight to be crowned the strongest in Last Resort Island!
UPPERS, a beat-em-up brawler originally released as a Japanese PlayStation®Vita exclusive, has been fully remastered for the PC. The game puts you in control of up to 13 fighters, including bonus character Daidoji-senpai of the SENRAN KAGURA series. Follow their journey through seven varied Chapters across multiple difficulty levels and a multitude of locations!
- Fully Remastered & Multi-Language Support! – Experience the game like never before fully remastered in 1080p, 60FPS with native support for even higher resolutions and offers full text localisation for English, French, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese & Simplified Chinese.
- Varied Character Roster – Control two of thirteen varied fighters each with their own fiery combos and bodacious finishing moves. From Kickboxing to Martial Arts, Kenka and Wrestling, each fighter brings their A-game to the show!
- Explosive, Action-Packed Combat! – Please your streetside fans and charge your VOLTAGE! RISE-UP and augment your combos with even more spectacle and fighting style before unleashing your fury with the Upper Rush – pummeling your opponent with hundreds of attacks before your fans’ very eyes! Perhaps your adoring fans will reward you handsomely by showing you their favorite pair of underwear!
- Crazy Environmental Interactions – Utilise the environment to your advantage, throw cars, throw bicycles, throw motorbikes or choose to slam-dunk your opponent into a manhole or uppercut him into a passing by Helicopter – the possibilities are both ludicrous and crazy!