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MechWarrior returns to PlayStation on September 23, in cross-play

MechWarrior returns to PlayStation on September 23, in cross-play

Piranha Games announces that MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries and expansion Heroes of the Inner Sphere will be available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on September 23, 2021. This monumental launch marks the return of the beloved BattleTech franchise to PlayStation platforms for the first time in 20 years. Featuring full cross-play support for all major platforms including Steam, GOG.com, Epic Games Store, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One X, Xbox One, and with over 30 new and improved features, it’s a great time to join forces with fellow Mechs and friends around the world to immerse yourself in instant, co-op action. MechWarrior fans will also be able to purchase a physical edition of MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries for PlayStation and Xbox in November. In addition, the developer Piranha Games also confirmed that all players of MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will be able to experience the entire campaign of Heroes of the Inner Sphere when they join a match hosted by anyone who owns the expansion, regardless of platform.

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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries catapult players into the battlefields of the future, dominated by BattleMechs, huge war machines capable of razing entire cities to the ground. As heir to a glorious company of mercenaries, the pursuit of glory and vengeance will stretch for light years, chasing the threads of interstellar intrigue on the journey to become an elite MechWarrior and mercenary commander.

The mercenary life of a MechWarrior BattleMech pilot continues in the expansion Heroes of the Inner Sphere. Follow your chosen career path from War Dog to Treasure Hunter in the new Career mode. Explore new war zones, new quests, and new missions that span the entire scope of the Inner Sphere. Hunt down Heroes with special missions that tell the story of seven new heroes and their lostech mechs. Find new mech variants, weapons, gear, and blueprints to customize your precious mechs.

Piranha Games developers have spent over a year responding to player requests for MechWarrior 5: Mercenariesimplementing quality of life improvements through 30 major free updates included at launch for all PlayStation players.

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