New main game in series takes place 3 years after EDF 5
Kadokawa‘s Weekly Famitsu magazine revealed on Thursday that D3 Publisher’s Earth Defense Force 6 game will launch for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles in 2022. The game was previously slated for the end of this year.
The game’s story takes place three years after the Earth Defense Force 5 game.
D3 publisher released the Earth Defense Force 5 game digitally on PS4 in the West in December 2018. The game launched in Japan in December 2017. The game launched on PC via Steam in July 2019. PQube released a physical version of the Earth Defense Force 5 game for PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe in September.
YUKE’S and D3 Publisher launched the Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain game for PC via Steam in October 2019. The game launched digitally for the PlayStation 4 worldwide in April 2019. Another spinoff game, Earth Defense Force: World Brothers, launched for PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan in December 2020. The game launched in the West for PS4, Switch, and PC via Steam on May 27.