In the latest issue of weekly Japanese gaming rag, Famitsu, it has been reported that Capcom is developing an expansion for last year’s Sengoku Basara 3, known overseas as Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes. Dubbed SB3 Party the add-on is said to be taking a much more light-hearted approach to the series’ traditional formula, focusing mainly of co-operative play and alternate storylines for in-game characters. Speaking of which, 8 new playable characters have already been confirmed, mainly consisting of samurai who have taken a seat on the back bench as NPCs in previous iterations. Sources suggest that we may be seeing more characters gradually unveiled as we approach the game’s launch which is planned for Autumn.
Sengoku Basara 3 will launch for both the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 in Japan, with no given price-point or prospect of an overseas release, so keep those fingers crossed Dan!