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Earth Defense Force 5 Physical Copies Will Be Deployed in September

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People with bug-related phobias, look away! Earth Defense Force 5 is back again. This time, it’s getting physical. PQube announced it will be responsible for getting Earth Defense Force 5 physical copies into North American and European stores on September 18, 2020. This only applies to the PlayStation 4 version of the game. The 2022 invasion is happening all over again.

Here’s what the box art showing off what the PS4 cover for Earth Defense Force 5 looks like:

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The initial announcement doesn’t note if this version will include all of the game’s DLC. As a reminder, after launch people were able to buy additional Mission Packs, weapons, and even piloted weapons and vehicles. 

Here’s a trailer showing what Earth Defense Force 5 is like, just in case you somehow managed to escape seeing giant bugs attacking the Earth between 2003 and today.

Earth Defense Force 5 is available on the PlayStation 4 and PC worldwide. The Earth Defense Force 5 physical copies will arrive in North America and Europe on September 18, 2020. If you’re waiting for a new installment, rather than a physical release for an old one, Earth Defense Force: World Brothers and Earth Defense Force 6 are on the way.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.