XSEED Games this week said it will release Way of the Samurai 4 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 to the Playstation Network Aug. 21.
The title will be sold as a digital release at the Playstation Store at $39.99.
Developed by Acquire, Way of the Samurai 4 includes custom character creation from three age groups and choose quests between three feuding factions that will affect the branching storyline.
The final game includes custom melee and firearm weapons, and the option to upload or download player characters to invade another user’s game and rob a defeated player of their items.
The prior entry in the franchise, Way of the Samurai 3, was released in 2009.