Capcom dusts off Onimusha: Warlords for consoles, PC on January 15th, 2019

Out of the blue, Capcom is re-releasing their classic samurai action-adventure title Onimusha: Warlords for current generation consoles and the PC/Steam in early 2019.  January 1th, 2019 to be more exact. The original Onimusha hit the PlayStation 2 back in 2001 for those that missed that generation.

The enhanced release will retail for under $20 and will feature widescreen visuals, analog stick support(!), updated HD visuals, an Easy mode and even a new soundtrack.

See the announcement trailer and a new set of screens below.

Onimusha: Warlords – Announcement Trailer (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Steam):

Onimusha: Warlords - Announcement Trailer (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Steam)

Onimusha: Warlords screens:

Step into a feudal world filled with magic, samurais, and demon warriors, as Onimusha: Warlords comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam on January 15, 2019. Originally released in 2001, Onimusha: Warlords successfully blended thrilling action with a cinematic story to achieve over 2 million copies sold worldwide. Now Capcom brings the original sword fighting action title to current video game systems with updated features including high-definition graphics, widescreen display option, analog stick support, a readily available Easy Mode option, and new soundtrack.

The game will be available as a digital purchase across North America and Europe for MSRP $19.99 on all formats with a physical release in North America available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Onimusha: Warlords follows the battle-filled journey of samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja Kaede on a quest to save Princess Yuki from a legion of mysterious demons who have invaded Inabayama Castle. As the two travel throughout the castle, they unravel a malevolent plot by those who would serve the evil lord Nobunaga Oda. Using sword-based combat, a magical Oni Gauntlet and puzzle solving, players need to call on both brawn and creativity to defeat the demonic foes.