Koei Tecmo’s Attack on Titan 2 launches March 20 in North America and Europe, March 15 in Japan [Update]
posted on 12.04.17 at 08:03 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Over 20 minutes of new gameplay footage.

Attack on Titan 2

Attack on Titan 2 will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam on March 20 in North America and Europe, and for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Switch, and PC via Steam on March 15 in Japan, Koei Tecmo announced. In Japan, it will cost 7,7800 yen on PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC, and 6,800 yen on PS Vita.

In addition to the standard edition, a Japanese Treasure Box Edition will also be available for 14,800 yen on PlayStation 4 and Switch, and 13,800 yen on PS Vita. It will include a copy of the game, official art book, soundtrack, eight character pins, and two A4-size premium posters.

The following Japanese purchases bonuses were announced:

  • Early Purchases – Early unlock for Eren and Levi’s “Informal Clothes”
  • Digital Version Pre-Orders – Early unlock for Krista and Ymir’s “Informal Clothes”
  • Gamecity Online Shopping and Amazon.co.jp Purchases – Early unlock for Annie and Jean’s “Informal Clothes”
  • GEO Purchases – Early unlock for Mikasa and Armin’s “Informal Clothes”
  • Loppi and HMV Purchases – Download code for a “Lawson Excludive” costume for Levi

Finally, Koei Tecmo announced that Reiner Braun (voiced by Yoshimasa Hosoya), Bertholdt Hoover (voiced by Tomohisa Hashizume), and Annie Leonhart (voiced by Yu Shimamura) will be playable for the first time in Attack on Titan 2.

Watch a new trailer and over 20 minutes of new gameplay footage below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

Trailer

Gameplay

Available from 18:44 to 30:50, and 43:41 to 53:05.

Update 12/05/17 at 1:10 a.m.: Here are details on the new characters, via the game’s official website:

■ Characters

Reiner Braun (voiced by Yoshimasa Hosoya)

Attack on Titan 2

A graduate of the 104th Cadet Corps wherein he graduated second of his year ranking below Mikasa. Along with Bertholdt, he is one of the few survivors of a Titan attack that befell his village in the southeastern area of Wall Maria. He believes that one day, he will once again step foot into his hometown together with Berthodlt. He is highly skilled with the omni-directional mobility gear complemented by his impressive physical strength. He has a strong sense of responsibility as a soldier leading other members of the 104th to hold him in high regard.

Bertholdt Hoover (voiced by Tomohisa Hashizume)

Attack on Titan 2

A graduate of the 104th Cadet Corps wherein he graduated third of his year ranking below Reiner. Along with Reiner, he is one of the few survivors of a Titan attack that befell his village in the southeastern area of Wall Maria. He believes that one day, he will once again step foot into his hometown together with Reiner. Despite being highly talented, he is somewhat lacking in resolve and will rarely assert his presence among the 104th. Although not as driven as Reiner to achieve his goals, he fulfilled his goal of graduating from the Cadet Corps and earning the privilege of entering the Military Police Regiment.

Annie Leonhart (voiced by Yu Shimamura)

Attack on Titan 2

A graduate of the 104th Cadet Corps wherein she graduated fourth of her year. Although the details are ambiguous, it is said her father drilled into her the close-quarters combat skills and her notable kicking technique that earned her a spot among the top graduates. With her rank, she earned and made use of the privilege to enter the Military Police Regiment though her reasons are unknown. She is always silent, rarely speaking on a personal level even with her fellow cadets, and is completely uncooperative with others despite her valuable skills.

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