The release date announcement came alongside the release of a special trailer featuring the first gameplay footage of the Utawarerumono action game and confirming Tamsoft (Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online, Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash, etc.) as the developer.
The first round of playable characters are Haku, Kuon, Ukon, Nekone, Ougi, and Nosuri, the latest issue of Dengeki PlayStation reveals. Mozunu, Boro-Gigiri, and so on will appear as dedicated cut-ins at the ends of stages. It should be noted that Rulutieh & Cocopo are a single character.Atuy, Jackdwalt and Uruuru & Saraana will be playable too. Players can form a party of up to four characters (excluding some stages) and switch between the controlled character. As you progress through the game, the amount of characters you can play as will increase. The game also supports online co-op play with up to four players. Stamps can be used to communicate with other players. As you progress through the game, the amount of characters you can play as will increase. You can form a party of up to four characters to take into battle. During battle, the characters not controlled by the player will fight on their own. You can also switch between characters. More read at Gematsu.
Game will launch for PlayStation 4 on September 27 in Japan, publisher Aquaplus.