13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim will launch for PlayStation 4 on November 28 in Japan for 8,980 yen, publisher Atlus and developer VanillaWare announced.
Early purchases will include the 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Artworks digital art book.
A 14,980 yen “Premium Box” limited edition will include a special box, 132-page “Secret File” art book, mech paper craft model kit, PlayStation 4 original theme and avatar set, and copy of the game.
Here are the latest details on the game, via its official website:
■ A Drama About 13 Boys and Girls Told Over the Past and Future
“This is an emergency alert. Large, unidentified, meteorite-like objects are destroying the city as we speak…”
The news anchor announces the end of normal everyday life.
Among those who escaped were a group of boys and girls who confronted the despair that descended.
They pilot huge robots called “Sentinels” and throw themselves into the final battle for the fate of mankind.
■ 13 Playable Characters
The story unfolds from the perspectives of 13 main characters. By following the stories of all 13 characters, the truth behind the “fate of ruin” will draw nearer.
■ Three Parts: “Battle,” “Adventure,” and “Archives”
Savor the story in “Adventure,” throw yourself into battle in “Battle,” and dive deeper into the story in “Archives”… By advancing through these three parts, you can fully enjoy the world of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim.
Solve the mysteries held by each of the 13 protagonists.
By considering the keywords obtained in conversation, they will change into different keywords, and by using them against other characters, you can obtain new keywords.
Look back at the facts that have been revealed and uncover the truth.
An archive in which you can comprehend the game’s carefully constructed world. Here you can replay previously viewed “event” scenes, and re-read and examine the mystery-filled story with a bird’s eye view.
Fight against the world’s crisis by piloting Sentinels.
Organize and utilize four types of Sentinels—“Close-Range,” “All-Purpose,” “Long-Range,” and “Flight”—in exhilarating simulation battles against the huge enemy “kaijuu” attacking the city.
■ Box Art
■ Premium Box
■ First-Print Bonus
Atlus will host a live stream special later today featuring special guests. The pre-show will begin at 18:00 JST, while the main program will begin at 20:00 JST. It will be live streamed on both YouTube and Periscope.
Watch the latest trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.