Sega today revealed the release date for Sakura Wars on PS4. The steampunk JRPG set in 1940s Tokyo will make its debut in the West on April 28.
Sakura Wars debuted on the SEGA Saturn in 1996. It grew into a successful Japanese franchise with several sequels, spin-offs, anime, manga, and even a stage show.
For the reboot, Sega has brought back many of the original creators. It has also received major contributions in character design from Tite Kubo, Yukiko Horiguchi, Bunbun, Fumikane Shimada, Ken Sugimori, Noizi Ito, Shigenori Soejima, and more.
The physical edition of Sakura Wars includes a reversible cover featuring the original Japanese cover art for the game, along with a sticker set featuring the main cast. The game will feature Japanese voice acting with subtitles in English, German, French, and Spanish.