Koei Tecmo America chose to release a handful of new screenshots and some details about four of the many playable characters that have been revealed so far for Arslan: The Warriors of Legend to coincide with Tokyo Game Show and the release of a new Japanese trailer for the game that you can check out below. The characters highlighted this time happen to be Farangis, Gieve, Alfreed, and Kishward and you can read the additional details for each character below:
- Farangis: An exquisitely beautiful priestess of Mithra who was sent to protect Arslan at the battle of Atropatene. Her mysterious skills include an uncanny dexterity with the bow and the ability to communicate with Djinn.
- Gieve: A wandering bard and skilled warrior who initially follows Arslan due to his attraction to Farangis, but gradually grows to care for Arslan’s cause. Although he is proficient with many weapons, he prefers to take on his enemies using an Oud!
- Alfreed: The daughter of the ‘Zot’ tribe leader, Alfreed is an expert rider and quite handy with a bow and sword. He develops an infatuation with Arslan’s strategist, Narsus, after he saves her life.
- Kishward: A Cavalry General of Pars, whose dual-wielding fighting style gave him the name ‘Twin-Blade General’. He has long had a friendly relationship with Arslan thanks to their shared love of falconry.
As for the game itself, Arslan: The Warriors of Legend is currently set to be released in the West in early 2016 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PlayStation 3.