Metal Wolf Chaos XD publisher Devolver Digital confirmed the release date, it will hit PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 6. Metal Wolf lets you play as the President of the United States piloting a giant mech to fight off an attempted coup by the military.
During Devolver Digital’s E3 2018 press conference, it was revealed that Metal Wolf Chaos would finally be making its way west. it’s a HD reissue of a cult From Software game that never released outside of Japan and was originally released as an Xbox exclusive in 2004.The developer has teamed up with General Arcade, 15 years later, to modernise the game as Metal Wolf Chaos XD and bring it to western audiences for the first time this summer.
As can be seen in the trailer above, Metal Wolf Chaos XD will be bringing a bounty of upgrades, with enhanced visual including 1080p, 4K and 16:9 widescreen support, refined controls, gameplay and a new save system, according to the video’s description.
“The country is in peril as President Michael Wilson defends the nation against a full-scale rebellion led by Vice-President Richard Hawk and the mechanized legions he commands. As the 47th President of the United States, it is your sworn duty to take your country back by any means necessary and end this unjust coup d’etat! Battle in your advanced mech – armed to the teeth – across iconic American landscapes including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Grand Canyon, and the front steps of the White House.
“FromSoftware originally released Metal Wolf Chaos in December 2004, appearing exclusively on the original Xbox and only in Japan. The game went on to become somewhat of a legend as it was hard to acquire and even harder to play outside of Japan with most fans experience of the game through YouTube videos and the occasional screenshot. Devolver Digital and FromSoftware have partnered together with developer General Arcade to modernize Metal Wolf Chaos with updates to the game including upgraded visual fidelity, refined controls and gameplay, a new save system, and 4K + 16:9 support for modern displays.”
Metal Wolf Chaos XD officially launches on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, August 6th 2019 . It’ll cost £19.49/€20.99/$24.99.