Koei Tecmo has recently released some new details for the story of upcoming title Samurai Warriors: Sanada Maru.

As has been covered already the game will follow the path of the Sanada Clan. Specifically the game starts with the first battle of Sanada Masayuki and from here follows the tale of his two sons, Sanada Nobuyuki and Sanada Yukimura.


Along with the new story details we also get a look at some of the characters you’ll be meeting throughout the story. You can check them out below.

Sanada Nobuyuki
The oldest brother, he cares for his younger brother Yukimura, watching over him at all times. After the battle of Sekigahara he becomes the head of the Sanada family. Upon siding with Tokugawa he begins to drift apart from his younger brother.


Takeda Katsuyori
The fourth son of Takeda Shingen, he eventually becomes the heir of the Takeda clan. He has a strong relationship with his master Sanada Masayuki as the two come to rely upon each other.

Tokugawa Hidetada
The third son of Tokugawa Ieyasu, due to his arrogance and sarcasm, his family is unable to control him. His first battle is the battle of Sekigahara where he leads a force alongside Sanada Nobuyuki.

The eldest daughter and sibling to Nobuyuki and Yukimura, kind and gentle she is always smiling. She often gives advice to her brother Yukimura abd is wholeheartedly devoted to Masayuki.

So what do you make of the new characters? Anyone stand out to you? Are you interested in the more personal story being told? Let us know in the comments below.

Samurai Warriors: Sanada Maru is set to release on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita on 23rd November in Japan and a western release is set for some time in 2017. Stay tuned to The Vita Lounge for more information as we get it.