Sega recently announced that Valkyria Chronicles 4, the fourth game in the real-time strategy RPG series, is coming surprisingly soon in 2018. Today, the website updated with some character details and a Japanese story trailer. The trailer shows off the familiar sights and sounds of Valkyria, replete with tanks and marching soldiers, suggesting a strong return to form after the more school-like direction in the intermediary games after the first one.
In addition, the website has also updated with some character profiles, translated by Gematsu.
The first character shown, Raz, is Edinburgh Army 101st Division No. 1 Battle Brigade No. 32 Armored Ranger Battalion Squad E division officer and Assault soldier. He's described as "aggressive and quick to get into fights, and talks with a rough tone. He tends to misunderstand due to his clumsy personality, but he is extremely caring of his friends."
The other character, Kai, is a sniper master sargeant known as the "One-Shot Killer." She is a childhood friend of Raz and is "a prodigy sharpshooter whose eyes conceal a strong purpose."
Check out the story trailer below. Valkyria Chronicles 4 is scheduled for PlayStation 4 in March in Japan, with a Switch version coming later in the summer. A localization has been announced, though no timeframe has been given yet.
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