Valkyria Chronicles 4 Rolls Out a Release Date and Launch Edition Details
Anime-loving strategists out there, rejoice! Sega has announced a September release date for Valkyria Chronicles 4 and those who buy the game at launch are in line for an extra treat. In North America, the launch edition of the game will include a controller skin featuring adorable medic pup, Ragnarok. Europeans will get a Ragnarok sticker.
Of course, Sega is also offering the Valkyria Chronicles 4 “Memoirs from Battle” Premium Edition, which includes a variety of goodies, including a rad vinyl tank. Get more details about the Premium Edition, right here. You can check out E3 2018 Valkyria Chronicles 4 trailer, below.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 marks a return to the classic turn-based tactical action of earlier games in the series. Here’s a rundown of the game’s features:
- A Coming-of-Age Story in a Time of War – Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on a whole new cast of main characters. Players will take command of the eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more. Together, they will experience the painful realities of war — will the bonds of Squad E’s friendships survive the frozen battlefield?
- The Next Generation “BLiTZ” Battle System – The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter “BLiTZ” battle system returns to the field. New features include an explosive new class called the Grenadier, numerous offensive/defensive battleship support options, chances for a unit to have a “Last Stand” action before death, and more. Plus, fight the imperial threat with more units on larger-scale maps than ever before.
- CANVAS Aesthetics – The series’ signature hand-drawn visual style is back and overhauled for the newest generation. Inspired by watercolor compositions, the CANVAS Graphics Engine blends visual elements of reality and imagination to create an expressive world filled with colorful emotions. Watch the journey of Squad E unfold like an interactive painting!
- The Return of a Legendary Composer – The illustrious Hitoshi Sakimoto, original composer of the Valkyria Chronicles series and countless other emotional epics, returns to provide a sweeping orchestral score for Valkyria Chronicles 4.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 marches onto PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch on September 25.