Nobunaga's Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension highlights some of the most epic battles and notable events of Sengoku Era Japan when myriads of military officers and lords fought for domination over the land. Telling the events that led from the fracture of the country to the establishment of clans and the forming of alliances before the inevitable clash that led to the emergence of the first Shogunate. Offering over 2000 playable characters to choose from and the opportunity to experience the historically-accurate events of the era, Ascension brings to life one of the most complex and dramatic periods of Japanese History.
- Unique events and exclusive missions are playable with a selection of well-known individuals with special attention given to Yukimura Sanada, the famous Japanese samurai which was known in his time as the strongest warrior in Japan. These events provide a deeper insight into the lives of prominent individuals of the era.
- A massive array of over 2000 diverse characters are available to choose from!
- Experience greater depth into character's lives - experiencing their rise from sandal bearer to Daimyo, offering full immersion into the Warring States period.
- Develop land and towns from sparsely populated or small towns into prosperous farming villages and bustling merchant cities! Officer Mode provides a more concentrated approach to domestic affairs.
- With the newly evolved battle system, full-scale castle sieges and naval battles are available to utilize, as well as new field battles bringing players close to the battlefield.