The launch trailer of the Samurai Shodown has been released ahead of the reboot’s launch on June 27, 2019. It will be the first new game of the long-running fighting game series since 2008’s Samurai Shodown: Edge of Destiny.
The trailer shows off the game’s new visuals and gameplay as well as its roster of old and new characters, including cover character Haohmaru who is one of the series’ most popular and iconic characters.
16 characters will be available at the launch of the new title, including 13 returning characters and 3 brand new ones. More characters will become available later on through the game’s Season Pass, with the first batch including Rimururu, Basara, Kazuki Kazama, and Wan-Fu.
The characters that will be available at launch will include Charlotte, Darli Dagger, Earthquake, Galford, Genjuro Kibagami, Hanzo Hattori, Haohmaru, Jubei Yagyu, Kyoshiro Senryo, Nakoruru,
Shiki, Tam Tam, Ukyo Tachibana, Yashamaru Kurama, Yoshitora Tokugawa, and Wu-Ruixiang.
The new Samurai Shodown will also include several game modes including Practice Mode, Online Mode, Story Mode, Battle Mode, and Dojo Mode.
Samurai Shodown is scheduled for release in Asia, including the Philippines, on June 27, 2019, for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game is also set for release worldwide on PC and Switch but no release window has been announced.