In 2013, 7 years after Earth Defense Forces 3, the long-awaited sequel Earth Defense Forces 4 arrived on the scene bringing the ultimate in despair and exhilaration. In 2015, new missions were added and the game took the battle to the PS4 with more content and intensity than ever before as Earth Defense Forces 4.1 The Shadow of New Despair.
Now, in 2017, prepare yourself for a whole new fight in Earth Defense Forces 5, an all-new tale of invasion by unknown alien forces and humanity’s confrontation against them.
The 5th installment in the series brings with it the shocking arrival of a humanoid enemy! Is humanity destined for destruction in the face of this unprecedented threat?
Humanity, rise up and overcome your despair! Oppose your fate!