Earth Defense Force 2025 Ships to North America, Launch Trailer Released

Join in the battle of epic proportions to exterminate the insects once and for all
Earth Defense Force 2025, the follow-up in the Earth Defense Force (EDF) series from Japanese developer Sandlot, is now available in North America, for PS3 and Xbox 360. The first of three mission packs (Special Ops Mission Pack) is also available starting today as downloadable content (DLC) for $2.99. Players can earn this mission pack for free (through February 24th) by visiting the Earth Defense Force (EDF) Facebook page.
Earth Defense Force 2025 is an action shooting bonanza that arms players with their choice of EDF soldier classes equipped with more weapons ever in the series and the elite training to exterminate menacing insects of all sizes in the global quest to protect the world from alien invasion.
Featuring tons of missions, making it the most ever seen in the series and the first to feature four-player multiplayer on home consoles, Earth Defense Force 2025 is an all-out battle against the terrifying ravagers that have come back stronger than ever in their mission to destroy the planet.
Update: the launch video is locally mirrored.