Astral Chain is a character-driven action title for the Nintendo Switch developed by Platinum Games, known for other such genre staples as Bayonetta, Nier: Automata, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Set in the year 2078, players take the role of one of two twins saving the world from the brink of extinction. Players must save The Ark from beings from the Astral Plane bent on destroying all that stand in their way.
The game's real-time combat revolves around both close-quarter and ranged attacks, where weapons called Legions provide players with unique powers and abilities. As is often the case with other games in the genre, players are also graded on their performance across missions. The game received glowing reviews at launch.