This installment serves as a sequel to. The game was released in Japan on December 22, 2011, in Europe on April 6, 2012, and in North America on March 20, 2012 (PlayStation 3), and March 27, 2012 (Xbox 360). There are two ports of the game: Musou Orochi 2 Special, released on July 19, 2012 for PlayStation Portable exclusively in Japan, and Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper, which was released as a launch title for the Wii U for Japan, North America, and Europe. An updated version, Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate ( Musou Orochi 2 Ultimate), was released for the and in Japan on September 26, 2013 with and ports released on June 26 and September 4, 2014, respectively. The four ports were also released in North America and Europe on September 2 and 5, 2014, respectively.
Back on the PlayStation 3, the base game that was Warriors Orochi 3 already had a ridiculous amount of variety thanks to a roster of over 100 playable fighters, and unsurprisingly, Ultimate throws. The WARRIORS OROCHI series is a series of tactical action games in which heroes from the DYNASTY WARRIORS and SAMURAI WARRIORS franchises work together in an effort to defeat Orochi, the Serpent King. The latest title in the series, WARRIORS OROCHI 3, features over 120 playable characters, who can be played freely.