SEGA has released a new story-focused trailer focused on Sakura Wars.
The stage is set in a 1940s Tokyo and it’s up to new captain of the Imperial Combat Revue’s Flower Division, Seijuro Kamiyama, to step up and band together a rookie squad as they battle to protect Tokyo.
Sakura Wars will include rich historical inspirations mixed with the fantastical steampunk technology. This reboot will have many aspects of the original games that made it beloved by many fans while appealing to a new generation of audiences.
Here is the story summary from the official website.
The stage is set in a steampunk version of 1940s Imperial Tokyo. Only a short while ago, a cataclysmic event destroyed the Imperial Combat Revue of Tokyo, the capital’s global defense force stationed at the Imperial Theater. Now home to the Flower Division, an inept rookie squad who also strives to impart hope on the citizenry with their theatrical talents, the theater has fallen on hard times and risks closure. It’s up to Seijuro Kamiyama as the captain of the new Tokyo revue to lead his squad and restore the Imperial Combat Revue and the theater back to their former glory! With the help of the revue’s five colorful performers, he must rise to the challenge of competing in the Combat Revue World Games, protecting the inhabitants of Tokyo and getting the theater back on track.
Sakura Wars will be released on PlayStation 4 on April 28, 2020. Pre-orders are available through their website or on local retailers.