Earth Defense Force 5 physical edition launches September 18 in the west

Currently only available digitally.

PQube will release a physical edition of Earth Defense Force 5 for PlayStation 4 on September 18 in North America and Europe, the publisher announced.

Earth Defense Force 5

Earth Defense Force 5 is currently available digitally for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. In Japan, a physical edition is also available.

About

The most recent iteration of the arcade shooter takes place in the year 2022, as the Earth Defense Force fends off an all-out attack by unknown alien life-forms. Become an EDF soldier, choose from over 1000 weapons to battle against endless hordes of brand new enemies across 110 levels!

Select from multiple scaling difficulties, including the classic “Inferno Mode,” and restore peace to the earth solo or with fellow soldiers in multiplayer!

Key Features

  • The Invasion has Begun! – Japan, 2022. An immense fleet of starships have laid siege to an Earth Defense Force base located in the rough city outskirts in the Kanto region.
  • Even More Realistic Battles – Watch as enemy armour disintegrates and shelter from disgusting fluids as they spill across the battlefield. Earth Defense Force 5 brings you even closer to the action!
  • More Weapons Than Ever – Choose from over 1000 guns, rocket launchers, grenades, lasers and more!
  • Take on “Inferno Mode” – Battle hard and unlock the epic “inferno mode” to experience the ultimate test against hordes and hordes of assailants!
  • The Series’ First Humanoid Aliens – Battling against these intelligent foes will send you to the depths of despair, but victories will take you to the highest of highs!
  • Four Powered Up Classes – Choose between Ranger, Wing Diver, Air Raider and Fencer classes. You can switch between each class before every mission.
  • Battle Together with Friends – All missions support online co-op of up to 4 players, as well as local split-screen.

Watch a trailer below.

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