Piranha Games’ mech-piloting video game MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will soon be available on PlayStation platforms. When it does, the game will also include the Heroes of the Inner Sphere expansion, allowing players to go through the whole campaign.
MechWarrior fans will not have to wait long for the game since it will be released on September 23 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The DualSense controller’s adaptive triggers and advanced haptics will be supported on the PS5 version. After 20 years, since MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat was published in 1995, this game’s release will mark the return of the BattleTech franchise to PlayStation.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will also support cross-play on all major launch platforms, including Steam, Epic Games Store, Xbox One, Xbox One X, and Xbox Series X/S. The game will include new and improved features that have been developed over the course of a year. During a mission, players may swap between any AI Lance BattleMech with complete control, which is one of the game’s most noteworthy innovations.
When MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is released, gamers will be able to enjoy the complete mech battle and narrative. Players will be able to fight as elite mercenaries with towering BattleMechs on futuristic battlegrounds. Players can go on an intergalactic journey in the main campaign, which will let them become an outstanding mech-piloting mercenary leaders.
In the Heroes of the Inner Sphere expansion, players may continue the tale in Career Mode, where they can pursue their chosen career path. Players will be able to accomplish new warzones, quests, and objectives as part of the update. Players will be able to locate new mech chassis to utilize, as well as new weaponry, equipment, and blueprints to personalize their mechs further.
Players may also play Heroes of the Inner Sphere with their friends by joining a match hosted by any expansion owner, regardless of platform. Piranha Games’ developers spent a significant amount of time resolving issues based on player input in preparation for this launch, primarily by delivering quality of life gameplay enhancements and numerous upgrades that will be included in the game’s launch for all PlayStation gamers.
Other new features, like cross-play compatibility, will be included in MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. There will be a new tale introduction for the campaign with an optional tutorial for players to use. The game will include modding upgrades for MechWarrior 5, as well as an enhanced user interface HUD. There will also be balance enhancements, more dramatic weather visual effects, improved AI, and other features.