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PlatinumGames Announces Astral Chain for Nintendo Switch

Astral Chain - Gamers Heroes
During yesterday’s Nintendo Direct, PlatinumGames announced that their latest project Astral Chain is now in development for the Nintendo Switch.

This title is a collaboration between director Takahisa Taura (who previously worked as the game designer on NieR:Automata) and the supervision of Hideki Kamiya (creator of the Bayonetta titles).

Players enlist as part of a police special forces unit in a multicultural futuristic city,utilizing a special living weapon known as the Legion. An action system that balances exploration and battle powers the game, forcing players to work together.

You can view the announcement trailer below:

Astral Chain – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

The game will come out on August 30.

Source: Press Release
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