Now that Warriors Orochi 4 released in Japan, Koei Tecmo announced that the game won a Guinness World Record for “Most playable characters in a hack-and-slash video game.”
According to the official website of the Guiness World Record the total number of characters stands at 170. Here’s the criteria for record:
- This record is for the most unique playable characters in a hack-and-slash videogame.
- This record is to be attempted by a licensed game developer or publisher.
- This record is measured in the total number of unique playable characters in a hack-and-slash videogame.
- For the purposes of the record, hack-and-slash videogame is defined as a videogame with combat that focuses on real-time combat with hand-to-hand weapons.
Warriors Orochi 4 is available in Japan for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The game releases in North America on October 16 and in Europe on October 19, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Check out the game’s first set of DLC cincluding costumes and Kelpie mount here.