News New Gundam Breaker PS4 Game Announced for 2018 Release (Update)
posted on 2018-01-16 08:50 EST
Bandai Namco Entertainment announced during its "Gundam Game New Year Festival 2018" livestream on Tuesday that the New Gundam Breaker game will ship for PlayStation 4 in Japan and Southeast Asia this year. The game will have English subtitles in Southeast Asia. The company also began streaming the first promotional video for the game.
The game will be the latest installment in the Gundam Breaker series and use Unreal Engine 4. Bandai Namco Entertainment will reveal more information about the game during a game introduction livestream on January 28.
The Gundam Breaker series allows players to take various real-life Gundam model kits and use parts from the kits to create their personalized mobile suit. Players can then take their custom mobile suit and fight other players or play cooperative scenarios.
Bandai Namco Entertainment released the first game for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, in October 2013, followed by Gundam Breaker 2 for PS3 and PS Vita in December 2014. The Gundam Breaker 3 game shipped for the PS4 and PS Vita in Japan in March 2016, and the game received an English release in Southeast Asia in April 2016.
Update: Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe and Bandai Nacmo Entertainment America confirmed that the game is also slated for release in Europe and the Americas this year.
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