Samurai Warriors Strikeforce is a spinoff of Samurai Warriors 3 for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.It has multiplayer network, meaning four players can work together on the same team.
The gameplay is the same as Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce. You can also prepare for battles by buying things form stores such as a blacksmith, the exchange, etc. Unlike DW: Strikeforce, the movelists for characters increases as the character levels. The weapon change from DW: Strikeforce is also added in.
There is now a Team Musou Attack, if one player has full musou and another player does, they can execute a powerful attack together.
Every character from Samurai Warriors 3 (including Masanori Fukushima, Aya and Gracia) make their appearance in the game. Goemon Ishikawa also makes his comeback to the series.
Like Samurai Warriors 3, there are unlockable guest characters to obtain in the story: Takamaru from Nazo no Murasamejyou, Fox McCloud, Falco Lombardi and Krystal from Star Fox. Yoshitsune Minamoto, Benkei and Kiyomori Taira from Warriors Orochi are also playable in this. Players will need to play through special missions in the given chapter to unlock them.
Special NPCs featured are Orochi and Da Ji from Warriors Orochi, though Orochi's weapon can be obtained.