Capcom To Release Onimusha: Warlords onto PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch & Windows PC Next Year

Capcom have announced that they will be re-releasing the PlayStation 2 classic Onimusha: Warlords onto the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC next year in a brand new High Definition remaster of the game.

Onimusha: Warlords, which originally sold over 2 million copies when originally released 18 years ago onto the PlayStation 2, puts players in control of the samurai warrior Samanosuke Akechi as he attemps to save Princess Yuki in this third-person hack-and-slash styled action game.

This HD remaster of the iconic PlayStation 2 game will come with improved visuals, widescreen support, analog control stick support and new music.

Onimusha: Warlords follows the battle-filled journey of samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja Kaede on a quest to save Princess Yuki from a legion of mysterious demons who have invaded Inabayama Castle. As the two travel throughout the castle, they unravel a malevolent plot by those who would serve the evil lord Nobunaga Oda. Using sword-based combat, a magical Oni Gauntlet and puzzle solving, players need to call on both brawn and creativity to defeat the demonic foes.

Onimusha: Warlords will be released digitally onto the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC for $19.99 / €19.99 / £15.99 while, in North American at least, will be released physically for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on the 15th January 2019.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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