Earth Defense Force 6 Officially Announced, Will Release in 2021

D3 Publisher has finally announced on its official Twitter account Earth Defense Force 6 which is a new series in the franchise. The release of the title is scheduled for 2021.

According to previous games, the Earth Defense Force series has been active for almost 20 years now. Therefore, the titles that are published by D3 Publisher have been appearing at a constant rate, with the most recent title of Earth Defense Force 5 that was released at the end of 2018. However, today we now get an official announcement that Earth Defense Force 6 will indeed be released in 2021.

No platforms were mentioned on which the game will be released, however, it is estimated that, similar to its previous title, the game might possibly release on PS4, PS5, and PC.

The Earth Defense Force series is a franchise from D3 Publisher. Since its launch in 2003, it has been a popular third-person point-of-view shooting action game series loved by many players. In the game, players will be transformed into members of the EDF (Earth Defense Forces) to fight various huge spaceships, warships, robots, various giant insects and creatures that invade the earth, and protect the peace and security of the earth.

In the game, there will also be a variety of armors including rangers, heavy armored soldiers, flying soldiers, etc. for players to use, each armor has its own different armaments and abilities, and also brings different challenges and fun to the game.

For the occasion, some images of the new title were released that you can see below:

In any case, if you want to know the premise of this video game franchise, we will share a brief synopsis below:

In 2013, radio waves from deep space are picked up by scientists, proving the existence of extraterrestrial life. The Earth Defense Force, a unified multinational military sponsored by nearly every country, is founded a few years later, in case the aliens prove to be hostile. In each of the games the player assumes the role of an EDF soldier during an alien invasion.