Samurai Shodown opening movie

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Samurai Shodown

The opening movie for the new Samurai Shodown title has surfaced ahead of its official launch this week.

The CG-rendered movie is a tribute to the opening movie from the original Samurai Shodown released in 1993.

Samurai Shodown is due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 25 in the Americas and Europe, and June 27 in Japan. Switch and PC versions are planned for release in Q4 2019.

Watch the opening movie below.

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