Earth Defense Force 3 confirmed for U.S.

Publisher D3 has confirmed that PlayStation Vita title Earth Defense Force 3 is coming to the U.S.

The game hits Japanese retailers this week and was originally released on the Xbox 360 five years ago.

Now retitled Earth Defense Force 2017, the PS Vita port includes a host of extra features including four-player co-op plus the ability to play as Global Defense Force’s Pale Wing.

News of the game’s planned North American release was detailed on Facebook, though a release date has yet to be announced.

We’ll keep you updated.