Birds-eye view and close-up view options that offer more control in Nobunaga’s Ambition. Traits are passive special abilities that automatically take effect when the officer is present. They can be learned when the officer levels up or through his/her retainers and can affect strategic, military, or diplomatic situations, among others.
Tactics are actions unique to each officer that can be used to strengthen the army or weaken the enemy for a short period of time. Hailed as one of the best installments in the franchise’s history, this extremely intricate, deep, and meticulous strategy game is set against a backdrop of a fragmented nation.
Defeating enemy fiefs can also strengthen the overall standing of the player’s chosen clan, so growing a strong, well-equipped and well-trained, loyal army is key to successfully completing the game. Close-field battles also offer the player the chance to take the role of the Grand Commander which opens up the option to use officer ‘Traits’ and ‘Tactics’.
Players can enter the battlefield with one or multiple army regiments, call on banner-men, allies and subordinates, and strategically use the terrain to the advantage of their clan! Battles are resolved in multiple ways, including a remote, birds-eye view of the map where there is.
Control of individual armies or combinations of allied forces, and a close-up view option that offers more control of individual units. The first option allows for a Multi-faceted Battle with various fronts and skirmishes across the map, and allows control of the chosen clan and its allied forces.
All battles are in real time, so this offers a better overview of the map, as well as ally and enemy movements. With the second option, players can strategize further using information such as terrain particularities and current weather conditions.
Become a Daimyo of the Warring States period of Japanese history in NOBUNAGA’S AMBITION, a historical simulation game of conquest and domination. It is the 30th anniversary of this series and this current release, NOBUNAGA’S AMBITION: Sphere of Influence, is the crown of the series.
Many new elements have been added: the New Clan System, where you show your skill as a leader, the New Battle System, where you take charge as a commander, and the Historical Episode, where you struggle to survive the chaos of the times, and much more. From the opening act of this chaotic period to its dramatic climax, you choose how and where to spread your Sphere of Influence.