While apparently not out in Europe until this Friday, Sony Computer Entertainment today launched Japan Studio’s PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars in both North America and Australia. To commemorate the action RPG’s launch, Sony has shared the above two minute launch trailer, highlighting its setting/characters alongside small snippets of gameplay.
In a blog post on the official PlayStation Blog by Nick Accordino from SCEA, it was confirmed that they have several weeks of free (and seemingly paid) DLC content in the works, ranging from weapon packs to hairstyle additions. Accordino also shared a statement from Junichi Yoshizawa (Producer of Freedom Wars), which can be read in the linked article.
My copy still remains unwrapped on my desk, however expect a review of Freedom Wars on The Otaku’s Study shortly.
In the not-too-distant future, atmospheric pollution has devastated the earth and resources have become scarce. Harsh new penal communities have formed in order to survive… The communities, known as Panopticons, battle to secure what precious few resources remain.
Born into incarceration, you are forced to fight for your freedom in dangerous missions. Work together with up to 4-player co-op in a frenetic blend of action and strategy as you fight to rescue civilians in possession of valuable rival Panopticon knowledge. Complete your missions, reduce your sentence, earn your freedom.