This article is about the game. For other uses of this name, see Attack on Titan (Disambiguation).
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Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人 Shingeki no Kyojin?, lit. "Advancing Giant(s), released as A.O.T.: Wings of Freedom in Europe), is the seventh Omega Force third-party collaboration title based on the titular animated adaptation of the comic made by Hajime Isayama. It was teased through its website launch and simultaneously revealed online and on stage at Gamescom 2015. The game's concepts are "many versus one" and to create global appeal for all Attack on Titan fans. This is the first Omega Force title to use the PS4 version as the main base for other ports.
The game uses Funimation's localized names in the major of cases.
- Main article: Attack on Titan (Anime)
The game follows the story of the anime, beginning from the year 845 when the Titans first attacked and demolished the Walls. The player controls Eren Jeager at first, but as the game progresses, Mikasa Ackermann, Armin Arlelt, and other members of the Scout Regiment become playable characters. The main story of the game covers from episode 1, To You, in 2000 Years: The Fall of Shiganshina, Part 1 to episode 25 Wall: Assault on Stohess, Part 3, while the epilogue loosely covers from episode 26 Beast Titan to episode 32 Close Combat while avoiding the vast majority of spoilers that would eventually be covered in Season 2 of the anime.
Hisashi Koinuma is the producer and Tomoyuki Kitamura is the director. The studio responsible for the development of the game is Omega Force (A studio famous for the Musou saga Dynasty Warriors and the production was made by Koey Tecmo. According to Koinuma, he wanted this game to complement the excitement for the Romance of the Three Kingdoms thirtieth anniversary since Koei-Tecmo is partnered with Kodansha for its live event. After Kodansha agreed to the license in early 2013, Isayama requested for the game to be something he would like to play: not a Warriors game and something that is "hard and challenging." Koinuma thinks development was delayed due to his executive promotion, but he is optimistic in the game's completion.
The engine and concept underwent many retakes since then, but Kitamura believes they will present something that has easy controls yet appeals to ardent fans and newcomers to Attack on Titan and action games. Developers believe players will need to adopt a tactical approach to succeed. Kou Shibusawa is uninvolved with development, but he hopes fans around the world will appreciate the team's efforts.
If purchased, the game would allow the player to receive limited DLC codes for Eren and Levi's house cleaning outfits and feather duster blades, though these could also be earned in game. The Japanese Treasure Box edition included a visual databook, the game soundtrack, a muffler towel, button badges of Eren, Mikasa and Levi, and a serial to download Armin's Attack on Titan: Junior High costume. The game was also available for pre-order at several outlets, such as the pre-order version from Gamecity Shopping, which allows the player to receive four clear bookmarks.
The game has ten playable characters, including Eren, Mikasa, Armin, Jean, Connie, Sasha, Christa, Levi, Hange, and Erwin. The player is assigned either Eren, Mikasa, Armin, or Levi for each of the main story missions with the other characters becoming available for replay or optional Survey Missions as they are unlocked.
Attack Mode is the story mode of Attack on Titan. It consists of three core chapters to the game, covering up to the capture of the Female Titan, along with a Prologue and Epilogue chapter, with a total of 25 story missions.
Chapter 1 covers the the Struggle for Trost arc.
Chapter 2 is mostly original content featuring Levi and the Scout Regiment on their mission outside the Walls prior to their return to Trost. The OVA Ilse's Notebook: Record of a Fallen Soldier is covered in this chapter and Levi participates in the capture of Sawney and Beane.
The 5 Epilogue missions are unlocked one by one by playing through certain a percentage of side missions first. The Epilogue introduces the Beast Titan and the appearance of Titans within Wall Rose, but refrains from delving into the specifics of Season 2 of the anime. The final Epilogue mission against the Armored and Colossal Titans is unique to the game, taking place within Wall Sina and defending a potential breach into the capital.
After completing the game, the Request system opens up, allowing players to unlock additional cutscenes.
As the player completes each mission and cuts off Titan body parts marked with a yellow gem, they earn materials and funds that can be used to purchase or upgrade equipment.
Equipment falls into the following categories: