One of the many titles to launch alongside the 3DS this Spring is KOEI’s Samurai Warriors Chronicles. Taking the updated roster of characters and battles from last year’s Samurai Warriors 3, it looks to be a fitting debut for the series on Nintendo handhelds. Instead of a direct port, new features including a revamped Story Mode and StreetPass functionality will also be available.
In Story Mode, players will be able to create their own warrior as well as being able to forge their own tale. Trekking through Warring States Japan, you will have to fortify friendships with generals and officers to unlock over 400 unique events. Chronicles will also allow the player to bring four characters into battle, with the ability to switch between them instantly, somewhat akin the system used in Warriors Orochi. Downloadable mission packs will be available after launch, and when on the go you can activate StreetPass to battle other online opponents, unlocking more weapons and items.
Though an EU release date has yet to be confirmed, it’s likely to launch alongside the 3DS on March 25h.