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Mercenary Kings coming to PS Vita

Includes Cross-Buy with PS4 version

Sidescrolling shooter Mercenary Kings will release on PS Vita, developer Tribute Games revealed at PAX East Friday.

Destructoid reports that the game will release with Cross-Buy support, meaning those who have purchased it for PS4 will automatically get access to the PS Vita version and vice-versa.


Tribute Games plans to also develop a PS Vita port for its newly announced brawler Curses 'n Chaos and Ninja Senki DX, a fast-paced platformer. It did not specify a release date for any of the portable versions.

Mercenary Kings launched on PC in late March before arriving on PS4 in last week in Europe and North America.

Supporting up to four player co-op locally or online, the title features 2D gameplay that harks back to classic side-scrolling shooters like Metal Slug.

Players assume the role of members of an elite squad known as the Mercenary Kings, who are dropped on Mandragora Island to complete a series of missions and rescue Dr. James Neil from the forces of C.L.A.W. (Cyber Loyalist Active Weapons).