R-Type Tactics I • II Cosmos Xbox Series X|S Version Announced
Granzella announced that its remakes of strategy RPGs R-Type Tactics and R-Type Tactics II: Operation Bitter Chocolate will be released on Xbox Series X|S. The Xbox Series X|S version of R-Type Tactics I • II Cosmos is planned to release in summer 2023 alongside the previously announced PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch versions.
R-Type Tactics and R-Type Tactics II: Operation Bitter Chocolate originally released for the PlayStation Portable, with the first game released as R-Type Command in North America and the sequel only released in Japan. The titles are spin-offs to the R-Type shoot-’em-up series and put players in charge of a force of space fighters, battleships, and other units as the Earth Space Corps fight against the alien Bydo.
Granzella is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for the R-Type Tactics I • II Cosmos bundle, which will add 24 new missions — including new side stories and additional units — as DLC. R-Type Tactics I • II Cosmos will be released in North America and Europe by NIS America.