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The Kunio-kun/River City Ransom series first revealed its take on the historical Romance of the Three Kingdoms tale last September, with a Japanese launch lined up for July 21. That’s not the only region it’ll be bringing the beatdown to, though, because Arc System Works America announced plans to bring River City Saga: Three Kingdoms to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam on the same day in the west for $29.99.


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Arc System Works also detailed the new four-player co-op mode, Heroes of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Red Cliffs. 24 playable characters will be available, including the nine new characters below.


Hua Xiong (Abobo)



Zhang Jiao (Nishimura)



Yuan Shu (Munakata)



Yuan Shao (Todo)



Le Jin (Mochizuki)



Xu Huang (Kobayashi)



Cao Ren (Onizuka)



Zhang He (Kinoshita)



Yu Jin (Taira)



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Check out the announcement trailer for a look at the game in action:



Source: Press release




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