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Earth Defense Force 5 Ships 1 Million Units

Earth Defense Force 5 Ships 1 Million Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 August 2022 / 1,290 Views

D3 Publisher and developer Sandlot announced Earth Defense Force 5 has shipped over one million units worldwide. The figure includes digital sales.

The game first released for the PlayStation 4 in Japan in December 2017 and worldwide in December 2018, and for PC via Steam worldwide in July 2019.

Read details on the game below:

Stand and fight for humanity.

This arcade shooter takes place in the year 2022, as the Earth Defense Force fends off an all-out attack by unknown life forms. Become an Earth Defense Force soldier, battle against endless hordes of immense enemies, and restore peace to the earth.

Make way for the series’ first humanoid aliens.

Just what is this intelligent, extraterrestrial civilization that has attacked our own, known only as the Primers? Matching their intelligence, they bring the series’ first humanoid alien foes. Battling against these intelligent foes will bring you to the depths of yet-unknown despair, and the heights of joy.

Face the enemy with wisdom and courage!

The most jam-packed entry yet, with online co-op play!

This entry has more missions and weapons than any before it. On top of that, all missions support online co-op of up to four players, as well as local split-screen. Control the four classes and play with Earth Defense Force soldiers all over the world.


This is no training exercise.

This is the living nightmare we’d all feared.

It all started in Japan, 2022. An immense fleet of starships laid siege to an Earth Defense Force base located in the rough city outskirts in the Kanto region.

This was an enemy humanity had never encountered, the Primers. Even worse, enormous insects attack the Earth Defense Force base built even further underground. The Earth Defense Force fights back.

Even More Realistic Battles

Armor will peel off where you shoot enemies, and their fluids will spill out onto buildings and floors, making you feel like you’re truly on the Earth Defense Force’s battlefield.

Four Earth Defense Force Classes Powered-Up Like Never Before

As the player, take on missions with one of four classes. Finish missions to unlock new ones and advance the story. You can switch classes before missions as many times as you’d like.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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DonFerrari (on 17 August 2022)

Color me surprised, for me this was super niche. Myself I don't remember being excited by this game.

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