Koei Tecmo has updated the official Japanese website for its Attack on Titan 2 game with new information and screenshots on bases, policies, equipment, Affinity, and side elements.
Get the details below.
◆ Omni-Directional Mobility Action
By constructing a base on the battlefield, you can proceed the war effort with an advantage. There are various types of bases, and you can launch smoke bombs at construction points to establish one. As you proceed through the story and raise your Affinity with other characters, the types of bases you can construct will increase.
—Launch a smoke bomb to build a base.
—The “Automatic Battery” attacks Titans with cannonfire.
—“Front Line Base”
Types of bases include:
- Automatic Battery – Targets nearby Titans and attacks with automatic cannonfire.
- Manual Battery – A player-manned battery that can attack with cannonfire.
- Front Line Base – Increases the abilities of nearby allies.
- Stationing Base – “Construction Smoke Bombs” can be obtained for every certain amount of time that passes.
- Advance Base – Increases the damage dealt to Titans depending on the amount constructed.
- Bombing Base – This base explodes when attacked, dealing damage to nearby Titans.
- Supply Base – Can supply all items.
- Mining Base – Increases the materials acquired at the end of battle.
- Production Base – Items can be obtained for every certain amount of time that passes.
You can receive various benefits in battle and town life through policies. By raising your Affinity with certain characters, new possibles can also be put into place.
—“Garrison Store Sale” lowers the prices of products at teh Garrison Store.
—“Weekly Animal Care” increases the abilities of your warhorse.
16 series of equipment will appear, from bulky sword blades to sickle-like sword blades and crystal sword blades. Do not only enjoy the change in appearance, use the effects of the equipment in destroying the Titans.
Use Equipment to Fight with an Advantage
There are three types of each equipment—“Blades / Swords,” “Scabbards / Canisters,” and “Omni-Directional Gear”—and when all in the same series, their ability will rise via the set effect. Additionally, some equipment has special effects, such as the ability to paralyze Titans.
—The abilities of the user rises through the set equipment.
—With the Blazing equipment, Titans will blaze up from your attack.
Outside of weapons, there are other portable items useful on the battlefield in addition to smokescreens, including Molotov cocktails and flash bombs. Portable items can be developed at the Titan Research Room.
—Develop portable items at the Titan Research Room.
—Use the smokescreen portable item to hide from Titans.
By going on missions with other characters and giving them gifts to deepen your interactions with them, you can increase your Affinity with that character and trigger various events. As you raise a character’s Affinity rank, conversation events, skills, and the types of bases and policies will increase.
—By giving gifts, your Affinity will rise.
—You can check the skills you learned in the Investigation Journal.
—-The “Garrison Store Sale” policy lowers the purchase price of products.
—The “Weekly Animal Care” policy significantly increases the abilities of warhorses.
—The “Automatic Battery” bases automatically attacks Titans.
By increasing your Affinity with other characters, conversation events will occur for each.
◆ Side Elements
After you clear Story Mode, the “Emergency Subjugation Target” that is a super powerful Titan will unlock. Also, by clearing the special missions that occur during battle, characters that died in the original story of Attack on Titan can be evade death and appear in town life parts.
—A monstrous Titan appears in “Emergency Subjugation Target.”
—Mina Carolina, who died early in the story, appears during town life.
If you missed it earlier this morning, catch the “Multiplayer Highlight” trailer here.
Attack on Titan 2 is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam in North America and Europe on March 20, 2018. In Japan, it will launch on March 15 for PlayStation 4, Switch, PS Vita, and PC via Steam.
View the screenshots at the gallery.