Raiden V: Director’s Cut launches October 5 in the west

Western release arrives nearly one month after Japan.

Raiden V: Director's Cut

Raiden V: Director’s Cut will launch for PlayStation 4 and PC on October 5 in the west, publisher UFO Interactive announced.

A special limited edition PlayStation 4 boxed version including an exclusive music soundtrack CD will be available at Amazon.com, GameStop.com, and BestBuy.com. The digital PlayStation 4 version will be available on the PlayStation Store. The PC version will be available via Steam and GOG.com.

In Japan, the game will launch for PlayStation 4 on September 14.

Here’s an overview of the game’s features, via UFO Interactive:

  • Extreme GraphicsRaiden V: Director’s Cut features full 1080p support to bring every explosion, missile attacks and boss kills to earth shattering realism on HDTV’s and monitors.
  • Tri View HUDRaiden V: Director’s Cut reaches new levels of frenetic and heart pounding action as real time game status changes, command center data and game play simultaneously and continuously update you on the action.
  • Multiplayer – First time ever, local two-player cooperative play!
  • Cheer Attack – A powerful special attack for your secondary weapons – but only for a few seconds – don’t miss your window!
  • Fully Narrated Storyline – Who’s got time to read!
  • New Ships – Three unique ships with different strengths and weapons.
  • Health Bars – Keep an eye on your ship’s health if you want to make it to your final destination.
  • PS4 Limited Edition – Exclusive 22* track separate music soundtrack CD.

Watch a new trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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