Freedom Wars Japanese release date set

Sony Japan's PS Vita action RPG lands on June 26.

Freedom Wars will launch for PS Vita in Japan on June 26, this week’s issue of Famitsu reveals.

Freedom Wars

The game will cost 5,800 yen without tax (6,264 yen with tax) at retail and 4,800 yen without tax (5,184 yen with tax) via download on the PlayStation Store.

First-print buyers will receive an exclusive “Formal Wear” costume and battle item pack with weapons such as the “TB-32/H” large sword and “AAW-M2” rocket launcher.

On launch day, the game will ship with Story mode, Free Volunteer mode, four-player ad-hoc, and City-State War modes.

A post-launch update will bring additional volunteers, infrastructure mode, eight-player multiplayer, and player-versus-player modes.

A second update will add an Ideology War mode.

This week’s Famitsu also offers several new details, including new characters Carlos “Theodosius” Jinnah (voiced by Keiji Fujiwara) and Elfride “Sakamoto” Cabrera (voiced by Nao Toyama), the acting champion of the “Royal Round” illegal arena.

Thanks, Famitsu.

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