Koei Tecmo America officially revealed some new details for the upcoming western release date for the new, upcoming Beserk video game. Based on the acclaimed manga and anime series originally created by Kentaro Miura, the new game will now be titled Berserk and the Band of the Hawk. It’s officially set for a February 2017 release. Additionally, you can check out a new gameplay trailer that was released today in the player below.
The game will follow the life of Guts and the Band of the Hawk. The game is set to follow the events of the Golden Age arc of the manga up to the Falcon of the Millenium Empire. The new trailer showcases some new gameplay footage, along with some of Guts’ companions who will be in the game, including Casca, Judeau, Serpico, and the mage Schierke. Seeing Schierke appear in the game is very exciting.
Berserk arrives on February 21, 2017. The game will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Windows PC via Steam. Here’s an official synopsis for the game:
Berserk and the Band of the Hawk follows the compelling tale of the famed mercenary group The Band of the Hawk, focusing on its diverse cast of characters and their struggles as they fight to achieve their dream of owning a kingdom. Berserk fans and newcomers alike will experience the series’ popular Golden Age story arc, which depicts the meeting between the leader of The Band of the Hawk, Griffith, and the legendary Black Swordsman, Guts, as well as the gripping Falcon of the Millennium Empire arc, in which players will experience the group’s most brutal and devastating battles against humans and demons alike.
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