Super Robot Wars DD Smartphone Game Launches in Japan in 2019

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Featured series include Devilman, Mobile Suit Z Gundam, Code Geass, Evangelion, Zegapain

A livestream for the Super Robot Wars game series announced on Monday that the new Super Robot Taisen DD (Super Robot Wars DD) smartphone game will launch for iOS and Android devices in Japan in 2019. Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming the first promotional video for the game.

The game will feature the following series:

  • Devilman (original manga version)
  • Kotetsu Zieg
  • Getter Robo: Armageddon
  • Mazinkaiser
  • Chō Denji Robo Combattler V
  • Chō Denji Machine Voltes V
  • Aura Battler Dunbine
  • Armored Trooper Votoms
  • Aoki Ryūsei SPT Layzner
  • GaoGaiGar: King of the Braves
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Zegapain
  • Zegapain ADP
  • Valvrave the Liberator
  • Mobile Suit Z Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00
  • Mobile Suit Gundam UC
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Full Metal Panic!
  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
  • Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance

The game will be free to play but include in-app purchases. Pre-registration is available for the game now. Advance test play will run in Japan from December 14-16.

In addition, the livestream announced that the Super Robot Taisen T (Super Robot Wars T) game will launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan in 2019. The game is also slated for release in Asia. The "T" in the game's title refers to "Terra," meaning "Earth."

The most recent game in the franchise, Super Robot Taisen X (Super Robot Wars X), launched for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan on March 29. The game then shipped in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia) with English subtitles on April 26. Bandai Namco Entertainment also released the Super Robot Wars X-Ω smartphone game in October 2015 and continues to add new characters and mecha.

Sources: Super Robot Taisen DD's website, Bandai Namco Entertainment's YouTube channel via Siliconera

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