On May 26, Sega announced that the fifth and final chapter in Sakura Kakumei: Hana Saku Otome-tachi (Sakura Revolution: Maidens in Bloom) launched on iOS and Android. The chapter will see Shino and the new Imperial Combat Review, fresh off their victories in the Kinki region, heading to square off against Prime Minister Kira and the Great Imperial Combat Revue BLACK in a final battle.

Banner for the final Sakura Revolution story chapter

In addition to the new gameplay chapter, the updated added the ability to view all extra stories, regardless of whether the player has completed them or not, and added functionality to the map in the “Story Recollection” mode.

Sakura Revolution will end service on June 30. The Combat Revue Review, in cooperation with members of the Taisho Cafe Discord group, are currently working to archive the game’s story, assets, and other elements as part of the Sakura Revolution Archive Project.

About Sakura Revolution

Sakura Revolution was originally announced via two dueling projects: Sega’s Project B.L.A.C.K. and Delightworks’ Nippon Dakkan, before both were revealed to be one and the same during a live streaming event on September 2, 2020. The title officially launched on December 15, 2020 at 15:00 JST, when it was added to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Play stores. The initial release included the first two main story chapters, which took players through Aogashima and the Kyushu and Chugoku regions. Chapter 3 officially debuted on January 12, 2021, taking Shino and the New Imperial Combat Revue to the Shikoku region. The game’s fourth chapter launched on April 22, 2021, and brings the team to the Kinki region.

Analytics service App Annie reports that the game was the #2 most downloaded title in Japan’s iOS App Store and the top downloaded game on the Google Play store for December 2020.

On December 22, 2020, Sega Sammy announced that the title had reached 500,000 downloads. On January 21, 2021, Sega announced that the title crossed one million downloads. On February 22, 2021, Sega announced that Sakura Revolution officially crossed 1.5 million downloads.

On April 22, Sega announced that Sakura Revolution would end service on June 30, 2021.


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