Project X Zone 2 has been officially announced for the Nintendo 3DS. The strategy RPG sequel is scheduled to launch for western audiences in autumn 2015.
Project X Zone was a strategy RPG for the Nintendo 3DS released in 2012, which combined iconic characters from SEGA, Capcom and Bandai Namco brands. Project X Zone 2 will continue this trend with a number of characters from Megaman X, Devil May Cry, Resident Evil and more confirmed to appear in the sequel.
The full list of currently confirmed characters and their corresponding game franchise are listed below.
Chris Redfield (Resident Evil Revelations)
Jill Redfield (Resident Evil Revelations)
Leon S. Kennedy (Resident Evil 6)
Kazuma Kiryu (Yakuza: Dead Souls)
Goro Majima (Yakuza: Dead Souls)
Yuri Lowell (Tales of Vesperia)
Flynn Scifo (Tales of Vesperia)
Dante (Devil May Cry)
Vergil (Devil May Cry)
Erica Fontaine (Sakura Wars)
Ichiro Ogami (Sakura Wars)
Jin Kazama (Tekken)
Kazuya Mishima (Tekken)
X (Mega Man X)
Zero (Mega Man X)
Akira Yuki (Virtua Fighter)
Kage Maru (Virtua Fighter)
Strider Hiryu (Strider)
Natsu (Soul Calibur V)
The announcement trailer also hinted that “more” characters will be revealed, but at this stage we don’t know when more reveals will take place.