Nintendo Direct: Samurai Warriors 5 Launches This Summer

The fifth installment in the series promises a new art direction and fresh characters!

By Robert Marrujo. Posted 02/19/2021 04:30 Comment on this     ShareThis

Samurai Warriors 5 brings period-themed mosou action to Nintendo Switch this summer. The game was revealed during the most recent Nintendo Direct broadcast. For the history buffs among us, Samurai Warriors 5‘s narrative takes place after the Ōnin War during the golden age of the Sengoku period. You can watch the first trailer below:

Here’s a wee bit more about the game from Nintendo’s press release:

With revamped character designs and a vibrant, illustrated art style, SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 dives into the Sengoku period and shines its spotlight on Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi.

Beginning on beginning February 25 JST, fans can tune in to the monthly Samurai Warriors livestream to find out more about the game’s storyline and features in the buildup to launch. There’s no release date just yet for Samurai Warriors 5, but as ever we’ll be sure to update once we’ve learned it.

Source: Nintendo Direct Broadcast 02.17.21

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