Mercenaries Lament Western Switch Release Announced
Circle Entertainment and Rideon announced that strategy RPG Mercenaries Lament: Requiem of the Silver Wolf will release in the west on April 27, 2023. The initial announcement did not mention platforms, but a Rideon representative stated the western release is the Nintendo Switch version. The game released for Nintendo Switch in Japan in February 2023, and is set to release on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in Japan on April 19, 2023.
The latest entry in Rideon’s Mercenaries series, Mercenaries Lament is a standalone title set in a world plagued by an epidemic that casues its victims to rise as zombie-like beings. Mercenaries make a living exterminating them, with the game following Silver Wolf Company leader Johan. Johan encounters a man known as the Grim Reaper and receives a prophecy foretelling an inescapable death in 100 days. Shortly after, he encounters and joins up with a maiden who has the apparent power to cure the plague.