NIS America revealed this week that R-Type Final 2 will finally be released in the west and it will happen this April. The game will drop on April 30th for all three major consoles and PC, both in a digital release and a special Inaugural Flight Edition as a physical version. That will come with a special collector's box, an art book, the soundtrack, and some additional little toys. That version will only be made available through GameStop and Amazon. You can read more about the game along with the latest trailer for it below.
The legendary shoot-'em-up hit is back with unparalleled R-Type experience! As the latest installment of a series renowned for its colorful visuals and frenetic shooter action, R-Type Final 2 steps it up in its explosive debut on current platforms with 3D graphics and modernized gameplay features. New and old players alike can shape their experience to their liking with the performance-based difficulty system and customizable ships and pilots, while experiencing classic R-Type trademarks such as the "Force" mechanic and an addictive gameplay loop. Navigate an entire universe of new and classic stages, face enemies that evolve with your performance, and blast the competition away with worldwide leaderboards in this successor to the acclaimed R-Type franchise.
Experience R-Type's explosive return on current platforms, where the frenetic action of the original games meets contemporary visuals and modern gameplay features such as evolving enemies. The performance-based difficulty system adjusts to each player's individual experience, making this game accessible to new and old pilots alike. When you're done decimating the alien hordes, check out the worldwide leaderboard to see how you stack up against other pilots! Personalize every element of your ship, including coloring, types of weapons, and decals. Additionally, choose among dozens of fighters that appeared in previous series installments, and even customize your pilot to your liking.