IRVINE, Calif., - September 28, 2018 - Need a refresher course on Europan history before heading into Valkyria Chronicles 4? Players can enjoy the game without any previous knowledge of the series, but there's a rich bit of history to be uncovered for those interested. Join noted Europan Historian Douglas Welch as he dives deep into the history of the First and Second Europan wars in Valkyria Chronicles 4 | Europan History in 5 Minutes!
Ready to enlist? Valkyria Chronicles 4 is available now!
Now that you're fully-educated on the background of the Second Europan War, you can experience it firsthand through the eyes of Squad E Commander Claude Wallace in the acclaimed Valkyria Chronicles 4! The game is available now on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam. More info is available at http://valkyria.sega.com/.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 Features:
A Coming-of-Age Story in a Time of War - Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on a whole new cast of main characters. Players will take command of the eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more. Together, they will experience the painful realities of war--but will the bonds of Squad E's friendships survive the frozen battlefield?
The Next Generation "BLiTZ" Battle System - The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter "BLiTZ" battle system returns to the field. New features include an explosive new class called the Grenadier, numerous offensive/defensive battleship support options, chances for a unit to have a "Last Stand" action before death, and more. Plus, fight the imperial threat with more units on larger-scale maps than ever before.
CANVAS Aesthetics - The series' signature hand-drawn visual style is back and overhauled for the newest generation. Inspired by watercolor compositions, the CANVAS Graphics Engine blends visual elements of reality and imagination to create an expressive world filled with colorful emotions. Watch the journey of Squad E unfold like an interactive painting!
The Return of a Legendary Composer - The illustrious Hitoshi Sakimoto, original composer of the Valkyria Chronicles series and countless other emotional epics, returns to provide a sweeping orchestral score for Valkyria Chronicles 4.
'Memoirs from Battle' Premium Edition
Take the fight to the Empire with the Valkyria Chronicles 4 'Memoirs from Battle' premium edition, and dive into two new adventures with your favorite Squad 7 characters from the original Valkyria Chronicles. This special edition release (MSRP - $99.99) comes equipped with an exclusive artbook themed as Claude's travel journal from the game and a replica of his mighty tank, the Hafen. Arm yourself for the battle ahead by pre-ordering the 'Memoirs from Battle' premium edition today at http://valkyria.sega.com!
Exclusive to the Valkyria Chronicles 4 'Memoirs from Battle' Edition:
Exclusive Vinyl Statue of the 'Hafen' Tank - Triumphantly bursting onto the scene, the 'Hafen' tank vinyl statue is ready to conquer the snowy battlegrounds of Europa. More than just a tank, the 'Hafen,' named after Claude's hometown in Gallia, is a meaningful symbol for all of Squad E's members. This version may not have the firepower of the original, but it makes a great centerpiece for any fan's collection!
'Claude's Travel Journal' Exclusive 100-Page Themed Artbook - Valkyria Chronicles 4's story is told through the photos, notes, and memories captured in Claude's travel journal. This exclusive artbook, inspired by Claude's journal in-game, features a wide selection of the beautiful watercolor-styled art from Valkyria Chronicles 4.
A Pair of DLC Adventures Featuring Squad 7 Characters - 'A United Front with Squad 7'and 'Edy's Advance Ops' reunite fans of the original Valkyria Chronicles with the soldiers of Squad 7. Fight alongside Welkin, Alicia, Isara, Rosie, Largo, and Edy in over 3 hours of gameplay across 4 exclusive story missions, featuring fully-voiced cutscenes and unique challenges! After completing these missions, you'll unlock those six Squad 7 members, as well as Edy's personal submachine gun for use in your army in the main game. Bolster your forces with the renowned soldiers of Squad 7!
*Squad 7 DLC missions are available immediately through a download code included in the 'Memoirs from Battle' edition. They will be available as an add-on item on all platforms around the game launch.