A Surprise Rush Of Samurai Warriors 2 HD Screenshots

By Spencer . August 29, 2013 . 2:39am


Tecmo Koei has Samurai Warriors 2 with Xtreme Legends & Empires HD Version slated for release on October 24. The PS2 game has been updated with auto saving, trophy support, cross save, and manual camera controls.


The biggest change is the visuals. Samurai Warriors 2 HD can output significantly more troops on screen, says Tecmo Koei. Here are some comparison screenshots.






Samurai Warriors 2 with Xtreme Legends & Empires HD Version will be sold as a retail game for PlayStation 3. You can also buy a digital copy with all three games, Samurai Warriors 2 HD with Xtreme Legends or Samurai Warriors 2 HD on the PlayStation Store. The PlayStation Vita version will only be sold as a download split into Samurai Warriors 2 with Xtreme Legends HD Version  (3,000 yen) or Samurai Warriors 2 Empires HD Version (2,700 yen). The Vita version supports ad-hoc connectivity for multiplayer.



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  • KazukiNanbu

    i want those games NOW!!! *O*

  • monkey king

    Tell me again why I need this when I have SW2XL on 360?

    • Monterossa

      because these are for PS3 & Vita.

    • leingod

      I was pretty sure this game already had an HD version, thanks for reminding me. Still, I’d totally get it for the Vita if it ever gets localized.

    • $36598391

      Samurai Warriors 2 and 2 Empires are the ones on X360
      2 Xtreme Legends is only on PS2

      • monkey king

        Uhh no it isn’t, SW2XL is DLC for SW2 on 360 and it’s 2.5gb in size.
        Seriously are you going to tell me that which I own isn’t what I own?

        • $36598391

          Let me rephrase that,
          Samurai Warriors 2 Xtreme Legends only got a physical release for the PS2

  • leingod

    I’ve always wondered why Samurai Warriors gets so little games and content compared to Dynasty Warriors. Sure, I love the Three Kingdoms as much as any Koei fan, but I also love the warring states period of Japan… I’d like to see more games in the franchise.

    Also, wasn’t there a Samurai Warriors 3? Shouldn’t they have ported that one instead?

    • Rayhan PromisedGallery

      SW3 already got ported to PS3 as SW3:Z (Japan exclusive).
      Though the framerate is still shiity as the wii one

      also SW2 > SW3

      SW3 is basically the “DW6” of SW series

      • leingod

        Oh, I see. Just said that because I supposed 3 had more characters than 2… I’ve never actually played it.

    • Alexander Marquis Starkey

      Also Samurai Warriors didn’t start coming out until around when Dynasty Warriors 4 or 5 came out.

      • leingod

        That makes sense. Still, there’s a lot less buzz around the Samurai games IMO

  • Phill XVII

    I like SW2 much more than 3. Day One Buy. :-)

  • NightzeroAX

    I know in HD its gonna look somewhat better/cleaned up but I can’t help but say that the PS2 version looks horrid. Anyway I hope this also get a release in the west.

  • Sardorim

    Looks like I will be getting the Ps3 Bundle that comes with SW2/XL/Empires HD.

  • Guest

    If this isn’t getting a retail release for VITA then I’m not getting either version of the game

  • Learii

    I haven’t try samurai warriors 2 before now is my chance

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