In a new Kickstarter update, Granzella confirmed R-Type Tactics I・II Cosmos is coming to Xbox Series X|S alongside the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC (Steam) versions.
Those willing to support the R-Type Tactics I・II Cosmos Additional Content Production Kickstarter campaign may opt for the Xbox Series X|S version. Moreover, Granzella announced Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese support for R-Type Tactics I・II Cosmos.
“We are pleased to announce that we have added Xbox Series X/S to the supported platforms for “R-Type Tactics I・II Cosmos” as requested by a number of our backers,” Granzella said. “We apologize for taking long to make the decision.”
Here’s an overview of the upcoming title via NIS America:
Outsmart and outgun your opponent in R-Type Tactics I • II Cosmos, the ultimate turn-based strategy shoot-’em-up collection! This two-game combination of the classic R-Type Tactics titles arrives on modern consoles for the first time, equipped with an armada of unique units to deploy across dozens of levels, all visually realized in Unreal Engine 5. Multiple campaigns allow you to take on the Bydo Empire or even play as them yourself, while competitive online play lets you square off against others.
- New Frontiers: Along with the debut of R-Type Tactics II in the West, both this title and R-Type Tactics I make their way from the PSP to modern consoles for the first time!
- Whose Side Are You On?: Multiple campaigns for each faction, as well as branching storylines in R-Type Tactics II, allow for a unique gameplay experience across both titles while fleshing out the world of R-Type and the origins of the sinister Bydo Empire.
- Destroy the Competition: Face off against other players online in both R-Type Tactics I and R-Type Tactics II!
- An Unreal Makeover: Both titles have been remade using Unreal Engine 5, creating a collection that’s both strategically engaging and visually enthralling!