Experience exhilarating action set in a dramatic historical setting in SAMURAI WARRIORS 5. As the latest numbered entry in the SAMURAI WARRIORS franchise, the story, characters, and visuals have been re-imagined to set the stage for a thrilling new series. The story takes place after the Onin War during the golden age of the Sengoku period, and features a story that centers on the lives of two of the most representative military commanders of this era: Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi. Choose from a number of new and returning characters while utilizing new abilities to take on evolving enemy forces. Experience electrifying Musou action like never before in SAMURAI WARRIORS 5! Features: Announced and showcased on Nintendo Direct with over 1.4MM real-time viewers. Featured on This Week on Xbox. Experience an intense historical drama set during Japan's Sengoku period, told from the perspective of this era's foremost military commanders: Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi. 27 playable characters - both returning heroes and brand new characters have received re-imagined designs in order to showcase the captivating world of the Sengoku period. Enjoy exhilarating strategic action on an evolved battlefield. Enemy forces continue to evolve as time passes in the story, making full use of a number of different military tactics to take on the player.