Samurai Warriors 5: demo version now available in Japan, soundtrack preview video, concept art

Heads up for players interested in Samurai Warriors 5: the demo version is now available for download in Japan. Since the full game is only playable in Japanese and Chinese, this demo does not offer an English language option.

Unfortunately, the demo is not available in Europe and North America just yet. Considering the full game launches next month in those two regions, we’re most likely going to have to wait a few more weeks before the demo launches there.

Also, Koei-Tecmo have shared a soundtrack preview video for the game:

Finally, here’s various pieces of concept art (and other design documents):

Samurai Warriors 5 (Switch) comes out on June 24th in Japan, and July 27th in Europe and North America.

Source: Nintendo / 4Gamer

About Samurai Warriors 5

Experience exhilarating action set in a dramatic historical setting in SAMURAI WARRIORS 5. As the latest numbered entry in the SAMURAI WARRIORS franchise, the story, characters, and visuals have been re-imagined to set the stage for a thrilling new series. The story takes place after the Ōnin War during the golden age of the Sengoku period, and features a story that centers on the lives of two of the most representative military commanders of this era: Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi.

Choose from a number of new and returning characters while utilizing new abilities to take on evolving enemy forces. Experience electrifying Musou action like never before in SAMURAI WARRIORS 5!

  • Experience an intense historical drama set during Japan’s Sengoku period, told from the perspective of this era’s foremost military commanders: Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi.
  • Both returning heroes and brand new characters have received re-imagined designs in order to showcase the captivating world of the Sengoku period.
  • Enjoy exhilarating strategic action on an evolved battlefield.
  • Enemy forces continue to evolve as time passes in the story, making full use of a number of different military tactics to take on the player.


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