R-Type Final 2 PS4 & Switch Japanese English Release Up For Pre-order

R-Type Final 2, release date, features, English, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PlayStation 4, Limited Edition, Standard Edition, Regular Edition, price, pre-order

R-Type Final 2


  • R-Type 2 will launch on modern consoles with improved visuals, gameplay, and features. 
  • It is currently penciled in for April 29, 2021,  release in Japan, and April 30, 2021, in the western regions.
  • Pre-order is now open for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch Japanese versions (English release) here at Playasia. 


The Granzella-developed legendary side-scroller shoot-’em-up, R-Type is back and better than ever! From arcade systems to Game Boy systems to various home game platforms and now to modern consoles. After over a decade, R-Type is now back with improved visuals, gameplay, and features that will give every player an epic gameplay experience. Let us all welcome R-Type Final 2 for PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC!

It is currently planned to be released on both digital and physical platforms in Japan and in the West. Our folks in Japan will get to experience the game first on April 29, 2021, and will release a day after in the western regions, April 30, 2021. 

What’s interesting about the Japanese release is its feature of multi-language support. Not only English-speaking gamers will get to enjoy the game but also others! Here below is the full list of its supported language:

  • Japanese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Korean
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese

But, that’s not all! Pre-orders for the Japanese version for PS4 and Nintendo Switch are now available here at Playasia. You can choose between the Standard and Limited Edition that comes packed with the base game and a metal figure of “R-9A.”


Note: The availability of all items are subject to change without prior notice.


The legendary shoot ’em up hit is back with an unparalleled R-Type experience! As the latest installment of a series renowned for its colorful visuals and frenetic shooter action, R-Type Final 2steps it up in its explosive debut on current platforms with 3D graphics and modernized gameplay features. New and old players alike can shape their experience to their liking with the performance-based difficulty system and customizable ships and pilots, while experiencing classic R-Type trademarks such as the “Force” mechanic and an addictive gameplay loop. Navigate an entire universe of new and classic stages, face enemies that evolve with your performance, and blast the competition away with worldwide leaderboards in this successor to the acclaimed R-Type franchise.


  • Enhanced and Evolved – R-Type is back and better than ever! Experience the explosive return of the legendary shoot-’em-up, where the high-octane action of the original games meets contemporary visuals, challenging gameplay, and an arsenal of new features: Evolving enemies, stages that transform before you, and a real-time difficulty meter increase or decreases based on your performance
  • Universal Challenge – The performance-based difficulty system adjusts to each player’s individual experience, making this game accessible to new and old pilots alike. When you decimate the alien hordes, check out the worldwide leaderboard to see how you stack up against other pilots!
  • Customized Loadout – Personalize every element of your ship, including its color, weapon type, and decals. Additionally, choose among dozens of fighters that appeared in previous installments, and even customize your pilot to your liking


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