Theatre drama meets mecha action game Sakura Wars is out now for the PS4. And given the variety of choice on offer, Sega thought it fit to release Sakura Wars with a New Game Plus mode. There are a few things that carry over on your New Game Plus playthrough that make it easier to obtain the game’s elusive platinum trophy. Here’s what you need to know.

Sakura Wars New Game Plus contents list

  • Bromides that you collect on your first playthrough carry over so you don’t need to go hunting for them again.
  • Mini-game progress: Battle Bot and Koi Koi Wars progress also carries over to New Game Plus.
  • Trust: the level of trust and affection your allies have for you by the end of your first playthrough of the game carry over to New Game Plus as well. Crucial if you want to see all possible endings Sakura Wars has to offer.

Naturally Sakura Wars’ New Game Plus is accessible after finishing the game for the first time.

For what it’s worth, we found Sakura Wars to be a fresh take on the storied franchise. Check out our full review, as well as our explainer of Sakura Wars and tips and tricks to make the most of your time in 1940s Taisho era Tokyo.

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