Samurai Warriors 4 Reaches North America And Europe This October [Update]

By Ishaan . June 3, 2014 . 6:01am


Samurai Warriors 4 will be released on October 21st in North America and October 24th in Europe for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Tecmo Koei have announced.


The game will feature over 50 playable characters and the ability to switch between two characters in real-time. Additionally, the PlayStation 4 version of the game will feature better visuals and “significantly” more enemies on-screen.


Additionally, co-op gameplay and cross-save functionality in Samurai Warriors 4 will be supported across all three systems.


Update: In North America, Tecmo Koei say the PS3 and Vita versions of the game will be available exclusively as downloads for $49.99 and $39.99. The PS4 version will be available at retail and will cost $59.99.

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  • Zohard

    Not really a surprise ^^…

  • Smooosh

    Do we know if Europe gets a physical release for the Vita?

    • Testsubject909

      I’m hoping you get one. That way I can import one.

      • Smooosh

        #SlyFrost :V

  • Rayhan PromisedGallery


    • Testsubject909

      That would sadden me.

      The japanese voices would fit because these are japanese warriors, but it also means I’d be spending less time focusing on the action because the audio queues would no longer be able to inform me of what’s going on.

      While yes, I’ve been accustomed to anime subs since I was a little kid. In gaming, it’s a tad bit different, especially since more of my attention is spread around as well as more thoughts passing through in an active fashion rather then a passive viewing fashion. I have, in the past, with no dub warrior games actually let my guard down at inopportune times just because I was attempting to keep up with the flow of text asap, causing me a loss.

      And if the dub is bad, there’s a charm to it. I for one prefer dubs or a dub option. I was introduced to the warriors series with Dynasty Warriors 5, not the best of the dubs ( i mean, cow cow and cow pee. ) but it had a charm it’s own and one I would rather not see fade out.

      • Warboss Aohd

        also for the fact the Warriors style gameplay does not translate well to having to read Dialogue while playing, like, at all. At least once i messed up in Warriors Orochi 3 because i had to look away from the fighting to read or i missed the Dialogue in which i missed a major detail.

      • Hinataharem

        We share the exact same opinion on the subject

    • Vesperion


    • James Hewitson

      Considering they are Samurai warriors after all it would be more authentic being Japanese only, But I can guarantee you It will either be duel Audio or Japanese only, I’m cool either way although I would always vote for duel audio that way everyone’s happy

  • fairysun

    Tips to be a famous person:
    Wear the same type of cloth(and its ornament) since your childhood.

    • Rayhan PromisedGallery

      and always scream “enemy officer defeated” and “i am the true warrior of the sengoku era”

      • Land of Green Pasture

        even in the english dub too? I always take DW but this one… well haven’t had any interest until recently…

  • MikelAL93

    Though its obvious that PS3 and Vita will be digital only, I’m glad to hear that the PS4 version will get a retail release at the very least. (Speaking in regards to the US version, of course).

  • Vesperion

    Can’t say i’m surprised. Glad the PS4 version was already my default choice

  • fo boonprasert

    Did i just see Sasuke in the trailer O.o

    • Rayhan PromisedGallery

      no, that’s Jin Kazama

  • Kornelious

    October “The Month of the PS4!” lol XD

    Kinda sucks that the Vita and PS3 versions will be Digital only (I have a PS4 so will gladly buy the PS4 retail) Though the game coming over at all is still pretty good all in all. The character creation mode already sold the game for me anyways :P

  • Carlos Escalante

    Play this series once every 10 years or so…..should I get DW8 for the PS4 or wait for this?

    • doubleO7

      Depends on if you’d rather play as Chinese or Japanese warriors. They seem to be about the same gameplay wise.

      • Alexander Marquis Starkey

        Nope, different mechanics. SW4 introduces and entirely new string of attacks starting from triangle, and every characters has a special attack on R1.

        • doubleO7

          Oh, then I stand corrected. I haven’t actually played a SW game before, I just assumed based on what little gameplay footage I’ve seen.

  • J_Joestar

    “Switch between two characters in real-time”
    what does that mean exactly?

    is it like Orochi 3 where you swap your current active character and put the other on reserve or like SW:Chronicle where you switch to other characters active somewhere else in the map?

    • Rayhan PromisedGallery


      • J_Joestar

        ic, seems weird it would be limited to only 2 characters then.

        • DsPsofLife

          The 2 characters you choose are both active on the battlefield. You can have them follow you or have them attack on their own. You will fail the mission if you or your partner dies.

          • J_Joestar

            i just meant i found it weird since Chronicle let you have 4 characters total to control/switch in battle at once.

  • Weeb

    “In North America, Tecmo Koei say the PS3 and Vita versions of the game will be available exclusively as downloads”

    Welp. Looks like I’ll just import the japanese version now.

  • Monterossa

    Time to buy a PS4… I don’t like the system that much but maybe it will get more games soon.

    • DS23

      It’s getting a TON of Musou port-ups, what more could you possibly need?

      • Monterossa

        a good Final Fantasy!!

        • DS23

          You’ll get lots of Tales games instead and you’ll like it! Even if you don’t that’s what you’re getting..

          • Monterossa

            k… I’d rather play some mediocre Tales games than that thing called FFXV.

  • Learii

    ps3 for download only? =o

    now we need the date for Warriors Orcohi 3 Ullimate

  • Yan Zhao

    Getting a PS4 for this and Warrior Orochi 3 Ultimate :3

  • Warboss Aohd

    I just Wish Yasuke was a playable Character.

  • SaiyanJedi_Trunks

    Who says there are no games for the PS4?!

  • leingod

    Hope the Vita version isn’t as underwhelmingly ported as DW8 was.

  • James Hewitson

    PS4 physical release? Looks like I’ll be preordering the PS4 version then!! even though I have no interest in getting one this year hehe, there’s just too much on the Vita and PS3 this year for me

  • I can’t wait I’ll be getting the Ps4 version

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