Title Data

Genre:
Action Adventure > General
Developer:
PlatinumGames
ESRB Descriptor(s):
Drug Reference, Language, Use of Alcohol, Violence
Local Players:
1-2 Players
Online Players:
No Online Multiplayer
Wikipedia (EN):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astral_Chain

Release Data

Box Title
Region Publisher Product ID Distribution / Barcode Release Date Rating
Astral Chain
US Nintendo HAC-AB48A-USA 045496596569 08/30/19 T
Astral Chain
US Nintendo   Switch eShop 08/30/19 T
Astral Chain
EU Nintendo     08/30/19 16+
Astral Chain
EU Nintendo   Switch eShop 08/30/19 16+
Astral Chain (Collector's Edition)
EU Nintendo HAC-AB48A-EUR 045496425227 08/30/19 16+
Astral Chain
AU Nintendo   9318113986939 08/30/19 M
Astral Chain (Collector's Edition)
AU Platinum Games HAC-R-AB48A(AUS) 9318113986946 08/30/19 M
Astral Chain
JP Nintendo HAC-AB48A-JPN 4902370542707 08/30/19 C
Astral Chain
JP Nintendo AB48A Switch eShop 08/30/19 C
Astral Chain (Collector's Edition)
JP Nintendo HAC-R-AB48A-JPN 4902370542714 08/30/19 C
Astral Chain
KO Nintendo   Switch eShop 08/30/19 15

Description

ASTRAL CHAIN, a brand new action game from PlatinumGames!

As part of a police special task force, it's up to you to fight against mysterious, alien-like creatures who have invaded the world. In the Ark, a multi-cultural city in the near future, disaster strikes when gates to another dimension suddenly appear! Dangerous creatures begin to emerge, attacking the people and polluting the land, and normal police forces are unable to compete with them. To stand up against these threats, a brand new, special police unit known as Neuron is formed. Choose between two playable characters one male, one female on your adventure. The character you don't choose also appears as your younger twin, and a fellow member of Neuron. In order to resist the creatures, humanity developed a special weapon: the Legion. The Legion acts as your partner, and helps with your investigations. However, it's in battle where the Legion shows its real ability...

Work together with the Legion and use all sorts of combat styles to fight your enemies. You could both attack the same enemy simultaneously, target different opponents, or send your Legion on the offensive while you support it with items. Use this synergetic action system to battle and explore together!

Making his directorial debut and known for his work as the game designer on NieR:Automata, Takahisa Taura is responsible for the concept and planning of ASTRAL CHAIN. Hideki Kamiya, creator of the Bayonetta series, is in charge of supervision. The character design is by manga artist Masakazu Katsura, creator of ZETMAN and Video Girl Ai.

Contributions

Data and credits for this game contributed by D-e-f- , Blk_Mage_Ctype , LordAndrew , oliist , Hardkoroff , and ZeroXXoreZ .

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