Koei Tecmo America officially announced recently that Nobunaga’s Ambition: SPhere of Influence – Ascension is going to get a Western release. The game will be released for PlayStation and Windows PC via Steam on October 25. The game is a follow-up to the histoical simulation title based on the Warring States period of Japanese history. Here’s an official synopsis for the game:
Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension highlights some of the most epic battles and notable events of Sengoku Era Japan, when myriads of military officers and lords fought for domination over the land. Players will be able to experience all the events that led from the fracture of the country to the establishments of clans and the forming of alliances before the inevitable clash that led to the emergence of the first Shogunate. Allowing for deeper immersion and insight into these events as well as providing a closer look at the development of strongholds and armies, Ascension provides players with the extra option to begin the game from the position of an officer and ascend through the ranks to become an important warlord—perhaps even the overlord of Japan!
Players will be able to take control of their favorite officers and lords in the game. It features an array of over 2000 diverse characters to choose from. There will also be unique events and exclusive missions. A lot of focus in the game will be given to the legendary Japanese samurai, Yukimura Sanada. Gamers will get to follow the like of Yukimura and the challenges he faced during the Sengoku era.
More details on the release will be revealed later on.