Originally revealed at PlayStation Experience, the PlayStation port of classic SNK fighter The Last Blade 2 now has a release date, and it’s not too far away.

Releasing on May 24th in the US, the game will support cross buy for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, the game will also support local and online Multiplayer. Cross-Play and Cross-Save are also supported.

Plenty of details were revealed over on the PlayStation Blog which you can check out below;

An epic storyline during the Twilight Period of the Samurai…

Hell’s Gate, the boundary between life and death. Four Mythological Symbols are about to fight to the death against an ultimate spirit awakened from the netherworld, and send him straight back to Hell! Taking place during the end of the Edo period, a mystical and spectacular story is about to unfold.

Eighteen characters guided by destiny cross swords!

In addition to 12 returning combatants (including boss character Kagami from the series’ predecessor), four brand new characters and two hidden ones join the gorgeous roster of 18.

Choose the character and fighting style that suits you the most, and prepare for an epic battle to seal Hell’s Gate!

A truly innovative game system and unique gameplay mechanics!

First, you can select your favorite sword type between Power, Speed, and Extreme modes. Be sure to master the Repel mechanic to counter your opponent’s attacks, and when the right time comes activate Super Secret Slash, Hidden Secret Slash, and Enigma Frenzy Attack ultimate techniques in order to change the outcome of the battle.

Featuring cross play between PS4 and PS Vita!

Through its multiplayer and cross play features, players can now duel against each other between PS4 and/or PS Vita. Furthermore, save data can now be shared via cross save functionality!

A new trailer was also revealed which you can check out too;

No European release date has been confirmed yet, but hopefully it’ll either be the same day (May 24th), however we’ll be sure to let you know as soon as we do.

For more news and details on The Last Blade 2 leading up to launch, make sure you stay tuned to The Vita Lounge.

  • Lester Paredes

    Awww yes! Another fighting game for my Vita! Time to try to get good and be wrecked online! I’m excited. Anyone else?

    • Buckybuckster

      It’s my fave SNK fighting game! I’m really excited for this!

  • pkmaximum

    This game should be interesting to play. If memory serves me correctly though, aren’t a bunch of the characters broken as fuck with one-frame infinities?