Attack on Titan media shows off multiplayer mode and more

Attack-on-Titan_LogoKoei Tecmo today dropped off a plethora of new screens and a gameplay trailer for the upcoming release of the game based on the mega popular manga/anime, Attack on Titan.

The new media shows off the multiplayer Scout mode and some “Decisive Battle Signal” gameplay, along with a number of screens of the action and various characters.

Check them out below.

Attack on Titan “Decisive Battle Signal” Gameplay Video:

Attack on Titan "Decisive Battle Signal" Gameplay Video

Attack on Titan screens:

Attack on Titan hits consoles, the PS Vita and PC on August 30th, 2016. Read on for more info.

KOEI TECMO America today revealed the multiplayer Scout Mode as well as additional gameplay mechanics available in Attack on Titan, the titanic action game based on the worldwide anime hit by the same name, alongside three new character trailers and a new gameplay video highlighting the game?s Decisive Battle Signal system. Attack on Titan will release on August 30 for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and digitally for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation Vita handheld system and Windows PC via Steam.

The high-octane Scout Mode allows players to recruit up to three companions online to venture outside the wall and face the eerily human-like Titans together. Starting at the camp, team members are able to upgrade their gear, change their costumes and prepare resources for an upcoming onslaught. The leader of the group is able to choose from a wide selection of missions taking place across a variety of different stages, including the Forest of Giant Trees, the Ruined Town, a Farm Village and even the Stohess District. These missions, separate from the main campaign, offer further action-packed events to face as a team.

Throughout Attack on Titan players will have the opportunity to upgrade their titan-slaying gear. The Omni-Directional Mobility Gear, blades, and scabbard can be enhanced at the camp with materials found from slaying Titans on single player and multiplayer missions. Enhancements to the Omni-Directional Mobility Gear include improved anchors, allowing them to attach on to Titans from a greater distance and at faster speeds. Blades can be sharpened, as well as improved to become longer and more durable, with scabbard upgrades allowing additional blades and gas canisters to be carried. It is important for players to enhance their equipment to perform more effectively on the battlefield.

KOEI TECMO America released a new gameplay video highlighting the Decisive Battle Signal. Rescuing regiment members in danger and slaying Titans will fill up the Decisive Battle Meter which, once used, calls everyone in the player?s vicinity to their side to deal a great amount of damage. When activated their attack damage will be heightened, with the blunting of blades and depletion of gas momentarily stopped.