Earth Defense Force: World Brothers Aims to Launch in 2021

Earth Defense Force: World Brothers is set to launch on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 next year, we’ve learned.

If you’ve played the Earth Defense Force series before, you’ll notice the aesthetic has shifted to a voxel style that is reminiscent of Minecraft. When asked why the change to the in graphical style, it is so fans of the series and casual gamers to enjoy while they wait for next mainline entry.

However, that will take some time as the current global pandemic is pushing schedules around for almost every developer.

“We will continue to do our best to make this series constantly evolve for players,” said Earth Defense Force: World Brothers producer Nobuyuki Okajima to GameSpot. “However, doing so gives our dev teams tremendous pressure, leading us to longer development cycles for each title.

If you haven’t played an Earth Defense Force game before, you’re missing out on some of the most mindless but exciting fun you can have.