Earth Defense Force 4.1 coming to PC via Steam on July 18

PlayStation 4 alien shooter set for PC release.

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair

D3 Publisher will bring the Sandlot-developed Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair to PC via Steam on July 18 for $49.99 with a 30 percent-off launch sale, the company announced.

Here’s an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

It’s a fight for the future of the planet between the Ravagers, a merciless swarm of alien invaders, and the Earth Defense Force (EDF) in this third-person shooter.

As an EDF soldier you will go head to head in fierce combat against the hordes of giant alien insects and their slaughtering machines.

Play as four different classes in over 80 missions with a range of 800 weapons at your disposal.

The most overwhelmingly numerous forces of Ravagers the series has ever seen will take the EDF fighters to the depths of despair and back!

Online co-op play supported.

The PC version will release alongside four pieces of downloadable content:

  • Gigantus Tank, Bullet Girls Marking – A specially painted Combat Vehicle Gigantus, armed with a smooth-bore gun with armor piercing ammo that can fire through multiple enemies. To celebrate its debut, its makers painted a goddess of war on its frame. People believe that the paint will protect them from the enemy’s attack…but it has no such effect, at least not any more so than any other good luck charm.
  • Gigantus Tank, EDF IFPS Markings – A custom Combat Vehicle Gigantus with a Vulture cannon. To celebrate its debut, its makers painted heroes on its frame. People believe that the paint will protect them from the enemy’s attack…but it has no such effect, at least not any more so than any other good luck charm.
  • Gigantus DCC-Zero Marking – A custom Combat Vehicle Gigantus. Its main cannon is a 105mm Howitzer. To celebrate that it got this new weapon, the body was painted. People believe that the paint will protect them from the enemy’s attack…, but it has no such effect. Soldiers who risk their lives in the battlefield are just painting it as a good luck charm.
  • Gigantus DCC-Gogo. Marking – A custom Combat Vehicle Gigantus. Its main cannon is a 105mm Howitzer. To celebrate that it got this new weapon, the body was painted. People believe that the paint will protect them from the enemy’s attack…, but it has no such effect. Soldiers who risk their lives in the battlefield are painting it as a good luck charm.

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is currently available for PlayStation 4.

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