MACROSS Shooting Insight Coming to the West

    Physical editions will be sold.

    Red Art Games announced that Bushiroad Games and Kaminari Games’ shoot ’em up game MACROSS Shooting Insight is coming to the west in 2024. The game will launch first in Japan on March 14 for for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam.

    MACROSS Shooting Insight is one of the newest games under the Bushiroad Games publishing label. A PlayStation 5 version was announced this past May with a release date determined for January 2024. However, a subsequent delay pushes the title to March 2024 in Japan, with Red Art Games preparing the western release.

    MACROSS Shooting Insight Western Release

    Red Art Games is bringing MACROSS Shooting Insight to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 in the west (North America and Europe). The game will receive physical editions rated by the ESRB and PEGI. More details about the special editions, retail prices, and pre-order windows for the digital and physical editions will be revealed at a later date. 

    Here’s an overview of the game, via Red Art Games

    MACROSS Shooting Insight is an all-new MACROSS game, the latest entry in the landmark science fiction franchise! When multiple dimensional folds suddenly occur across space-time, pilots and songstresses alike find themselves inexplicably transported to the Battle 7! From there, six stories unfold with the fate of the galaxy at stake.

    Pilots, songstresses, and characters from five MACROSS series (MACROSS Plus, MACROSS Zero, MACROSS 7, MACROSS Frontier & MACROSS Delta) take center stage in a completely original story. MACROSS Shooting Insight includes fan-favorite songs from all featured MACROSS series! Use the power of songs to gain an edge in battle! Synchronize with songstresses while playing stages to activate a variety of buffs and debuffs, such as increased firepower, increased maneuverability, reduced enemy fire speed, etc.

    Experience a Multi-Dimensional Shooting Game featuring pilots and songstresses that have come together across time! Play as pilots from different time periods and go through stages made up of multiple scenes, with each scene featuring distinct game types that utilize the different modes of each pilot’s Valkyrie. Stages include multiple game styles, such as horizontally scrolling shooting, vertically scrolling shooting, and 360-degree scrolling shooting.


    • Brand new and original story
    • Characters from 5 different MACROSS anime series
    • Multiple gameplay styles in each level (horizontally scrolling shooting, vertically scrolling
      shooting, and 360-degree scrolling shooting)
    • Fan-favorite songs from all featured MACROSS series
    • Japanese dub
    • English localization
    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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