QUByte Interactive announced this week that the Vasara duology of shoot ‘em ups that have players flying motorcycles in an alternate timeline futuristic feudal Japan is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. There will also be a limited physical release that goes on pre-order tomorrow, July 28, 2019.
Here’s an introduction to the game via Strictly Limited Games:
The previously Japanese Arcade-exclusive Shoot ‘Em Up games VASARA 1 and VASARA 2 are finally making their debut on consoles!
Set at the dawn of an alternate universe 17th Century Japan, the pre-eminent ruler Hideyoshi Hashiba has passed away and the brutal warlord Ieyasu Tokugawa is planning to take over the rule as Shōgun. Choose one of several protagonists, all with their own special abilities, as you battle your way through branching paths and multiple endings!
- Contains the games VASARA 1 and VASARA 2
- Remade with various enhancements, improvements and more content!
- Timeless mode (Nintendo Switch, PS4)
- Up to 4-Player Co-Op (Nintendo Switch, PS4)
- Up to 2-Player Co-OP (PS Vita TV)
- Tate / Vertical Mode
- Multiple Endings
- Easy Mode
The 4-player co-op on Switch and PS4 is referring to a brand-new mode, Timeless Mode, being added with this collection, which will feature widescreen support. You can check out the collection’s main features in the trailer below:
Vasara Collection releases in Japan in Summer 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation Vita and PC. The game’s physical version for Switch, PS4, and Vita goes on pre-order tomorrow, July 28, 2019.