Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles PS4 limited print physical editions announced

Pre-orders open January 16.

Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles PS4 limited print physical editions

First Press Games, in partnership with Rising Star Games, will sell limited print physical editions of Qute-developed shoot ’em ups Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles for PlayStation 4 in Q2 2021, the distributor announced.

Pre-orders for each physical edition will open on January 16 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET. Both games will be available in standard and Collector’s editions, as well as via a Special Bundle that includes both releases and a bonus.

Here is an overview of each game, via First Press Games:

■ About the Games

Among genre-enthusiasts and PlayStation 4 fans, Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles by Qute Corporation are two of the most-awaited shoot ’em up releases for PlayStation 4.

Both games have been Xbox-exclusives for a long time and only Ginga Force received a Japan-only physical release back in 2013—which is now one of the most sought-after collection pieces for the Xbox 360. The superb Xbox One sequel Natsuki Chronicles stayed a download-only release until now.

In September 2020, Ginga Force made its long-awaited digital debut on PlayStation 4 and in early 2021, Natsuki Chronicles will follow its footsteps onto PlayStation 4 as well!

Ginga Force

Ginga Force is a vertical Shoot ’em Up at its core, with an added focus towards immersive storytelling.

Set on the planet Seventia in a distant future, you will join forces with Alex and Margaret, two exceptional pilots who are tasked to guard the planet from an intimidating collection of criminals and terrorists.

Ginga Force is known among genre-enthusiasts for its episodic game-flow and exciting changes of pace during the levels. A modern classic of the Shoot ’em Up genre!

Key Features

  • A dramatic Story Mode with 10-plus stages and exciting boss fights.
  • Alternative Score Attack Mode with Online Leaderboards.
  • Spectacular camera-perspective changes during the ongoing action.
  • Weapon customization system with thousands of possible combinations.
  • Available in-game languages: English, Japanese, German, and French.

Natsuki Chronicles

A new horizontal shoot ’em up that takes place within the same setting as Ginga Force.

Natsuki Chronicles follows the character Natsuki from a new perspective on the story. Discover her past as a rookie pilot up to present time, with events that happen in parallel or even coincide with those in Ginga Force.

Through its unique display of bullet paths, Natsuki Chronicles makes the bullet-hell on screen much more accessible and adds tactical depth to the action. This game was long-awaited by fans of Ginga Force and didn’t disappoint in the slightest!

Key Features

  • Story Mode alternating between past and present over 10 stages.
  • Arcade Mode for quick action with Online Leaderboards.
  • Huge selection for weapon customization with countless combinations.
  • “Bullet Trajectory Display” for observing the direction of enemy bullets!
  • Available in-game languages: English, Japanese, German, and French.

Ginga Force is available now digitally for PlayStation 4 in the west and PC via Steam worldwide. Natsuki Chronicles is due out digitally for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam in early 2021.

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