Japanese development Studio, Inti Creates has recently announced the release date for the latest game in their Azure Striker Gunvolt franchise. Titled Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2, the game is coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC (via Steam) on January 27, 2022.
The studio also assured its fans that they have the gears turning for a physical release in the West for the game. Unfortunately, they don’t have details to share at the moment. But insist that it’s definitely happening.
According to the game’s website, “the new game takes the original speedy and stylish 2D action gameplay to the next level as Copen rips through enemies with his new Break-Shift form. His new destructive capabilities make the high-speed action more satisfying than ever!”
As for the game’s story, it would seem like the game is set in a dystopian parallel world around a ruined desert world populated by robots. Returning characters get together with brand new ones for an exiting story!
For those who don’t already know, this game is direct sequel to Gunvolt Chrnonicles: Luminous Avenger: iX which was released by in 2019 for all major consoles and PC.
Gunvolt Chrnonicles is a spin off of the Azure Striker Gunvolt series. Along with other spin off, Mighty Gunvolt, the series is comprised of 5 games so far, minus the latest entry. Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 has yet to be announced, but it is expected to launch on the Nintendo Switch.