Players will begin their experience in Way Of The Samurai 4 by crafting their own customized character. After creating their samurai warrior from one of three distinct age groups - youth, young man or middle-aged - players are cast into a tumultuous power struggle between three factions: the shogunate pro-governmental forces, the nationalistic isolationists, and the foreign powers who are heavily influenced by the British Navy.
Character customization: Create your own customized samurai warrior, starting as one of three distinct age groups - youth, young man, or middle-aged man
Quests and missions: How you select which missions and quests to undertake will determine the storyline and endings, the quests and missions will shape your loyalties to each of the three feuding factions, thus affecting your destiny
Dynamic combat system: A massive line-up of customizable bladed and gunpowder-based weapons will make your samurai warrior unstoppable
Online features: Player characters from other people's games may enter your game as computer-controlled assassins! Defeat these intruders to claim the items equipped by the invading avatars.