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Cult Mecha Shooter ‘Metal Wolf Chaos’ Comes to North America Later This Year

Devolver Digital is indeed re-releasing FromSoftware’s “Metal Wolf Chaos,” the publisher confirmed during its E3 press conference Sunday night. The enhanced edition will feature updated HD graphics along with the game’s original voice-overs.

Metal Wolf Chaos XD” lands on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC later this year.

In a tweet from January of 2016, the Austin publisher expressed interest in giving the title a Western release, saying, “Count us in to help ‘Metal Wolf Chaos’ get out to more gamers if FromSoftware wants.” Later that day, Devolver followed up directly: “Give us a shout.”

Although it was only released in Japan, “Metal Wolf Chaos” shipped with full voice-over in English and took place in the U.S. The game’s story was somewhat prophetic in its portrayal of a 21st-century America torn apart by political and economic upheaval.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off Sunday with the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing at 1 p.m. PT; you can watch the broadcast live here. The presser is being held at the Microsoft Theater across the street from the main event area. This year’s E3 takes place this week, from June 12 to June 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Twitch’s official coverage of the event began in earnest Sunday afternoon.

Follow all of Variety‘s E3 2018 coverage, which includes breaking news, original interviews, and hands-on impressions, right here.

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