Previously we have covered the announcement of the Berserk / Dynasty Warriors crossover and we were quite hopeful to see this title by the end of the year. Although there has been a slight delay in the release, it's probably better that it doesn't get lost in the sea of Battlefields, Maddens, and Call of Duties this holiday season. The game now has an official title of "Berserk and the Band of the Hawk". For a reminder of what to expect, check out the game play video and all of the details of the press release below:
KOEI TECMO AMERICA REVEALS WESTERN TITLE AND RELEASE DATE FOR UPCOMING GAME BASED ON RENOWNED MANGA AND ANIME SERIES, BERSERK
Follow the Daring and Heroic Life of Guts and Crew from the Renowned Manga and Anime Series’ Popular ‘Golden Age’ Arc Through the ‘Falcon of the Millennium Empire’ Arc in ‘Berserk and the Band of the Hawk’
Burlingame Calif. – September 15, 2017 – KOEI TECMO America is thrilled to reveal new information regarding the North American release of developer Omega Force’s most brutal Warriors title to date alongside a batch of new assets featuring characters from the series’ universe. Based on the iconic manga and anime series Berserk by Kentarou Miura, the game will be released in North America as Berserk and the Band of the Hawk on February 21, 2017 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, digitally for the PlayStation®Vita handheld system and on Windows PC via Steam®.
A brand new trailer plus a selection of new screenshots and artwork released today introduce Guts’ companions Casca, Judeau, Serpico and Schierke – all of whom will be playable characters within Berserk and the Band of the Hawk.
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.
About Berserk and the Band of the Hawk
Berserk and the Band of the Hawk is based on the world-renowned series Berserk by Kentarou Miura, and blends the signature ‘one versus thousands’ style action of the long-running Warriors franchise with the grim and gruesome atmosphere of Berserk. Players will follow the daring and heroic journey of Guts, Griffith, Casca and the Band of the Hawk as they slash and smash their way through a sinister realm of magical and demonic fiends.
To stay up-to-date on news for Berserk and the Band of the Hawk, please visit the official website at www.koeitecmoamerica.com/berserk, Like KOEI TECMO America on Facebook at www.facebook.com/koeitecmous, and become part of the #KTfamily by following KOEI TECMO America on Twitter at @KoeiTecmoUS. This title has not yet been rated by the ESRB, but a rating of “M for Mature” is expected.