Layer Section for Saturn was released on September 14, 1995 in Japan. It was the first title published by Taito on the Saturn. It was then re-released on April 25, 1997 as a Saturn Collection edition [Model T-1112G].
The arcade version of this game is known in Japan as "Rayforce
", and in Europe as "Gunlock
". This port for the Sega Saturn is known outside Japan as "Galactic Attack