Sega shared new information, screenshots, and footage of Project Sakura Wars during the ninth official “Sakura Wars Imperial Theater Propaganda Department Report” broadcast, including the introduction of new character Hakushuu Murasame, the Smartron device, and .
Get the details below.
Hakushuu Murasame (voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro, designed by Shigenori Soejima)
A swordswoman and old friend of Sakura Amamiya’s father Tekkan, as well as Sakura’s sword master. Her age and background are unknown. With her excellent sword skills, clear head, and kind and composed personality, she is a person who has seemingly has no faults, but her taste in puns is her only flaw, confusing those around her each time she speaks.
The “Smartron” is an item that will support protagonist Seijuurou Kamiyama during the game’s adventure parts. The Smartron has various functions that will help you progress through the game.
A map function used particularly during adventure parts. In addition to a mini-map display when Kamiyama is in motion, you can also open the smartphone to check whose events are occurring in each area.
In the Activity Log, you can check information regarding the main quests and sub-quests you have already cleared. You can also replay movie scenes.
View the bromides you obtained in the game.
As you progress through the adventure part, you will receive incoming calls from other characters. There are even urgent calls, like the appearance of kouma.
“World Koi-Koi Wars” is a mini-game built into the Smartron. As you progress through the game, you can play against new opponents.
■ Bromide Collection
“Bromides” let you see the various different sides of each character. You can purchase them at shops, or find them dropped at various locations on the map. Gather them all up to become a bromide master.
■ World Koi-Koi Wars
In Project Sakura Wars, you can enjoy “Koi-Koi” (Hanafuda) as a mini-game. Win through matches in “World Koi-Koi Wars” through your Smartron and become a koi-koi master.
■ Battle Simulator Ikusa-chan
After you progress through the game a certain amount, you will gain access to the battle simulator “Ikusa-chan” (Little Battle) in the underground hangar. In addition to being able to replay previously cleared story battle parts, different missions will also be available for each playable character. By clearing these missions, you can obtain special bromides.
Project Sakura Wars is due out for PlayStation 4 on December 12 in Japan, and in spring 2020 in North America and Europe. A demo is due out on November 21 in Japan. Read more about the game here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.
Watch the full Sakura Wars Imperial Theater Propaganda Department Report below. View the screenshots at the gallery.
- 36:30 to 38:12 – Yukiko Horiguchi, BUNBUN, and Fumikane Shimada Character Designs Trailer
- 39:10 to 40:00 – Hakushuu Murasame Introduction Clip
- 43:45 to 45:04 – Shigenori Soejima, Noizi Itou, and Ken Sugimori Character Designs Trailer
- 48:35 to 50:10 – Azami Battle Part Gameplay
- 50:51 to 57:07 – Great World Combat Revue Battle Gameplay
- 58:33 to 1:02:58 – Smartron Gameplay
- 1:03:46 to 1:10:32 – World Koi-Koi Wars Gameplay