R-Type Final 2 will launch for Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch on April 29 in Japan, the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu reveals. The PlayStation 4 and Switch versions will be available both physically and digitally, while the Xbox Series and Xbox One versions are digital-only.
In the west, NIS America will publish R-Type Final 2 for Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam this spring. All console versions will be available both physically and digitally.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
The legendary shoot ’em up hit is back with unparalleled R-Type experience! As the latest installment of a series renowned for its colorful visuals and frenetic shooter action, R-Type Final 2 steps it up in its explosive debut on current platforms with 3D graphics and modernized gameplay features. New and old players alike can shape their experience to their liking with the performance-based difficulty system and customizable ships and pilots, while experiencing classic R-Type trademarks such as the “Force” mechanic and an addictive gameplay loop. Navigate an entire universe of new and classic stages, face enemies that evolve with your performance, and blast the competition away with worldwide leaderboards in this successor to the acclaimed R-Type franchise.
- Enhanced and Evolved – Experience R-Type‘s explosive return on current platforms, where the frenetic action of the original games meets contemporary visuals and modern gameplay features such as evolving enemies.
- Universal Challenge – The performance-based difficulty system adjusts to each player’s individual experience, making this game accessible to new and old pilots alike. When you’re done decimating the alien hordes, check out the worldwide leaderboard to see how you stack up against other pilots!
- Customized Loadout – Personalize every element of your ship, including coloring, types of weapons, and decals. Additionally, choose among dozens of fighters that appeared in previous series installments, and even customize your pilot to your liking.