Kodoani.com – Bushiroad Games opened a Twitter account for the game MACROSS Shooting Insight coming out on Thursday. The Twitter account has revealed the game’s story, confirmed that the game will launch this year, and added PlayStation 5 to supported platforms.
◤MACROSS -Shooting Insight-◢
Aboard the Battle 7, legendary ace pilots and their Valkyries rally under the command of the Macross 7 fleet’s captain, Maximilian Jenius.
With galactic peace at stake, their mission to rescue the galaxy’s songstresses begins!#macross_si pic.twitter.com/Rg05LIgDwo
— “Macross -Shooting Insight-” official (@MACROSS_SI) May 18, 2023
The Twitter account contains an intro to the story in both English and Japanese, but has yet to say if the game will have an English release.
In addition to PS5, the game will also launch for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam.
Bushiroad Games described the game as a “new scrolling shooter.” Bushiroad Games is the new game label of Bushiroad, which also integrates the Bushimo mobile games division. Bushiroad purchased a 50.625% controlling stake in Frontwing Lab, Frontwing’s parent company, in March 2021.
The most recent retail boxed game for the Macross franchise is Macross Delta Scramble, which launched for PlayStation Vita in October 2016.
The rhythm mobile game Uta Macross Sumaho De Culture launched in August 2017 and ends in service in June 2022.