Valkyria Revolution Release Date and Special Launch Edition Revealed for the Americas

Monday, March 27th, 2017

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Valkyria Revolution

Today, Sega announced that Valkyria Revolution, a unique follow-up to the Valkyria Chronicles series, will release in the Americas on June 27th. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will be available physically and digitally, but the Vita version will only be available digitally.

Valkyria Revolution | Vakyria Revolution Vanargand Edition

Anyone who preorders or manages to snag a launch copy of the game will receive the Valkyria Revolution Vanargand Edition. Bundled in this version of the game includes a bold pin with the Vanargand’s coat of arms inscribed on it, a 12-track soundtrack with music composed by Yasunori Mitsuda, and a very nice box to house it all in.

Sega describes the game in-depth on the PlayStation Blog:

First things first: Valkyria Revolution is not a sequel to the Valkyria Chronicles series. “Spinoff” would be the right word. It takes place in a whole different timeline, continent, and universe than its predecessors, but familiar elements — such as the precious mineral ragnite and the legendary beings known as the Valkyria — make a return.

Instead of a World War II influence, the game is inspired by the European industrial revolution and focuses on a war of liberation between two vastly different nations. But arguably the biggest difference is the battle system. The turn-based action has been replaced with faster-paced (but no less strategic) combat. This hybrid battle system combines the tactics of customizing squad behavior and loadouts with real-time action for some pretty intense moments on the field.

But at its core, Valkyria Revolution is a very human story about war. The small independent kingdom of Jutland is suffocating from an economic blockade sanctioned by the tyrannical Ruzi Empire, and must resort to war in order to liberate itself and the surrounding lands from the Ruzi’s imperialist conquest.

There’s one small problem: the Ruzi Empire have a Valkyria. You know, the living embodiment of death in demi-god form? Yeah, things aren’t going very well for the soldiers of Jutland. But that’s where the Vanargand come in. This elite team of ragnite sensitive warriors have been assembled with the sole purpose of annihilating the Ruzi’s Valkyria with extreme prejudice. Led by the consummate professional Captain Amleth Gronkaer and bolstered by the inspiring presence of Jutland’s Princess Ophelia, the Vanargand are ready to turn the tide of the war in the name of freedom. However, Amleth hides a terrible secret. Is he friend or foe to the country he has sworn to protect?

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About Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper graduated Ball State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Professional Writing. Originally joining Operation Rainfall as an anime news writer, he also writes gaming news and dabbles in reviews. His one true love in life is Xenosaga, and he prays daily for a fourth game.




  • Panpopo

    Day one! Awesome.

    • Zeonis

      I am buying it too and it is only $39.99.

  • Mr0303

    Cool. I’m definitely getting it. Shame that there will be no physical release for the Vita.

  • ProfessorFluffy

    Thought I’d share, but Amazon has it listed for $39.99. The price sounds a bit low, so it’s hard to tell if that’s the right price or Amazon listed it wrong. Even if it’s currently priced wrong, Amazon will likely honor that price on orders made before it’s corrected.

  • Zeonis

    I am buying it and $39.99 is an excellent price!