Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor release date set

Pilot the Vertical Tank this June.

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor will launch for Xbox 360 / Kinect in North America on June 19 and across Europe on June 22, Capcom has announced.

Set in 2082, the game follows the story of Sgt. Powers and his platoon, who will “experience war like never before” through battle in mecha known as the Vertical Tank. Players will “build an emotional connection with the men and women from Powers’ battalion as they pilot their Vertical Tanks to victory.” The relationship between the player and the platoon will be “crucial” to the outcome of the war.

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