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Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Definitive Edition now available for PC

Warriors Orochi 3

Today is a great day for fans of Koei Tecmo’s action musou franchise, as Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate got a surprise release for PC.

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate is now available for Windows PC (via Steam) in its newly announced Definitive Edition release. This is the first time the game has been released for PC, as it was previously released for PS3 and PS Vita, then Xbox One and PS4, and finally for Switch only in Japan.

Here’s a new trailer:

Here’s a rundown on the game:

The truly ultimate “WARRIORS OROCHI 3” is now available on Steam!

Set in a parallel universe created by the suddenly appearing Serpent King Orochi, the “WARRIORS OROCHI” series consists of tactical action games where heroes from both the “DYNASTY WARRIORS” series and “SAMURAI WARRIORS” series join the action.

This title offers all the content of “WARRIORS OROCHI 3”, as well as new characters designed by popular illustrator Akihiro Yamada (“Beast of East – Touhou Memairoku” and “The Twelve Kingdoms” [binding and illustrations]) joining battles and new episodes, which will allow players to enjoy the story even more deeply.

In addition, it also includes numerous elements such as “Duel Mode”, which fuses elements of versus battles and card battles, the new “Gauntlet Mode”, which allows players to enjoy party battles, and a great number of DLC items that have already been released for other platforms! Play the truly ultimate “WARRIORS OROCHI 3” on Steam!

Features

  • A total of 145 characters! A hyper-dimensional volume of content – In addition to the heroes of “DYNASTY WARRIORS” and “SAMURAI WARRIORS”, “Kyūbi” and “Tamamo” characters designed by Akihiro Yamada, and more, the 145 unique heroes are a must-see! An ensemble of characters across various titles join the spectacular battles, such as Kasumi from “DEAD OR ALIVE 5”, Sterkenburg Cranach from the “Atelier of Arland” series, and Sophitia from the “SOULCALIBUR” series.
  • New episodes and sub-scenarios deepen the story! – A “Sequel Story” to the main story “The Slaying of the Hydra” is added. Also, the mystery of the parallel world is revealed in a “Prequel Story” that uncovers the secret of Orochi’s birth. Sub-scenarios such as hypothetical battles and battles that unfold from different perspectives enrich the story, allowing players to enjoy the heroic drama of the world of “WARRIORS OROCHI 3” even more deeply.
  • Enjoy party battles with game modes such as “Gauntlet Mode” – “Gauntlet Mode” has been included, allowing players to form parties of 5 people and take part in thrilling battles. Other game modes include the 3-on-3 “Duel Mode”, which fuses versus battles with card battles, as well as “Musou Battlefields” that provide players with more freedom.
  • Enhanced actions for maximum exhilaration! – The 3-person team battles have been further evolved. Combo moves have been enhanced, including “Triple Rush”, a series of 3-pronged attacks, “Changing Battle Styles”, an attack where all 3 playable characters perform an all-out attack, and “True Musou Burst”, an ultimate attack that up to 6 characters perform. Existing actions have been adjusted to give players the most exhilarating experience.
  • Includes a great number of DLC items that have already been released for other platforms! – With scenarios, outfits, weapons, and more that have been released for other platforms, more than 500 items are included. (Some previously released items are not included.) For details about the content included, please see “Included Content”.

Note: In this title, online co-op play, online versus play, and some online features for “Musou Battlefields” are not supported.

Our official review is in my hands and will be coming soon!

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