Switch game launches on September 13
Marvelous Entertainment began streaming a trailer for its Daemon X Machina game on Monday. The video previews characters and their factions.
Nintendo also began streaming the game's prologue video on Monday. Anime studio Satelight (Macross Frontier, Aquarion) animated the prologue video, which debuted in Japanese in July.
The video shows that the English cast includes:
People in Japan who pre-order the game will receive the Prototype Arsenal mecha and Prototype Suit that appears in the video. People in the West who pre-order either the physical version by September 12 or purchase the digital version by October 11 will also receive the pre-order bonuses.
The game will launch for the Nintendo Switch on September 13.
Marvelous Entertainment describes the game:
When the moon tore apart, the sky bled red with light, ushering in an apocalyptic new age…and to survive, you must fight. As a mercenary, defend Earth through high-speed combat against corrupted robots in a series of missions from the cockpit of your Arsenal, a fully customizable mech. Equip your Arsenal with a vast array of parts and weapons, obtain more from downed enemy Arsenals, and swap them on the fly to suit your strategy in the face of ever-rising threats.
Shoji Kawamori (Macross) is the mechanical designer and Yūsuke Kozaki (Fire Emblem) is designing the characters. Junichi Nakatsuru and Rio Hamamoto are composing the music. Ken Awata and Ken Karube are directing the game. Kenichiro Tsukuda is producing the game.