After a long hard wait BattleTech returns this month with MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, this will also mark the first MechWarrior game to arrive on Playstation since 1995.
Originally released on the PC back in 2019, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries then got ported to XBox Series X/S and XBox One before now making its way to both the Playstation 4 and Playstation 5.
The game is set in the year 3015 during the final decade of the Third Succession War, where players control the character of a rookie mercenary MechWarrior.
The year is 3015. Humanity has colonized thousands of systems across a vast region of space splintered by centuries of conflict. The battlefields of the future are dominated by MechWarriors, elite pilots of hulking machines of war known as BattleMechs. It is a lucrative time to be a mercenary.
A World of Destruction – Level entire cities and decimate armies of enemy forces while piloting hundreds of unique BattleMech variants.
Seek The Truth – Follow a path of interstellar intrigue in a quest for glory and revenge as the leader of a mercenary company reborn in the flames of near destruction.
The Merc Life – Manage the intricacies of running an expanding mercenary company, from the maintenance and acquisition of BattleMechs to the hiring of fellow MechWarriors.
Fight Together – Fight alongside your friends with four-player PvE co-op support.
When MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries drops this month it will also include the ‘Heroes of the Inner Sphere’ DLC. For those on the Playstation 5, fans can enjoy support for the DualSense controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will also support both online gameplay with up to 4-players, as well as single player. With plenty of mech battle gameplay.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will release this September 23rd on both Playstation 4 and Playstation 5