Mercenary Kings coming to PlayStation 4 in winter, dev excited by Vita multiplayer potential

Wednesday, 6th November 2013 21:53 GMT By Ewan Miller

Tribute Games’ (Wizorb) shoot-em-up and Diablo crafting simulator Mercenary Kings is set to launch on the PlayStation 4 sometime “this winter”. In addition to launching with co-op multiplayer, Tribute Games also hinted that a PlayStation Vita version might be in the works, with the ability to play co-op with PlayStation 4 copies of the game.

Currently on sale as part of Steam’s Early Access program, Tribute Games describes Mercenary Kings as a mix of the familiar shoot-em-up format and modern innovations, such as the game’s 300 mix-n-matchable gun parts.

Insofar as inferring a Vita version is in the works, Tribute Games wrote this on the PlayStation Blog: “And while it’s still early for us to talk about it, the connectivity possibilities between PS4 and Vita are quite exciting for further multiplayer mayhem”. I bet the game’s sprites would look incredible on the Vita’s OLED.

Thanks, Joystiq.



  1. CyberMarco

    PS Vita version, yes please! :D

    Metal Slug X Borderlands!

    #1 1 year ago
  2. The_Red

    I hope they work a bit more on the Borderlands aspects. Currently it feels more like Mosnter Hunter X Metal Slug which I don’t like (Not a fan of Monster Hunter).

    #2 1 year ago

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