Namco Bandai Games America Inc. this week said Armored Core V for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 will be released in the U.S. Mar. 20.
The title will be sold in Europe Mar. 23.
Developed by FromSoftware Inc., Armored Core V will include team-based online multiplayer battles, online co-op functionality, and offline mode.
In addition, the title is said to allow users to utilize geography to maximize mech attacks.
“Gamers have been eagerly anticipating the release of Armored Core V, which will bring strategic mech combat to new heights,” said Eiichi Nakajima, studio head, FromSoftware, Inc.
“With cooperative missions, a persistent online world battling for territories and epic team battles, Armored Core V is the complete action shooter package.”
The final game will include the new Operator Mode designates a leader role to one player to supply teammates with enemy positions, movements and details.