Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxiboost ON Game's Trailer Previews Single-Player Missions

posted on by Alex Mateo
"2-on-2 team battle action" game debuts on Thursday

Bandai Namco Entertainment America began streaming a trailer for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxiboost ON game on Tuesday. The trailer previews the single-player Maxi Boost Missions mode.

The game will launch on Thursday in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and Japan. The "two-on-two team battle action" game will also launch in Southeast Asia in English in 2020. The open beta period started on June 19, and it ran for up to 24 hours every weekend prior to the game's launch. A closed beta test ran from April 25-27.

The PlayStation 4 version of Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON will feature 185 Mobile Suits from 36 works. Including non-player characters, the game will have a total of more than 300 Mobile Suits. Just as in the original arcade game, the PS4 version will have an Extreme Burst mode that greatly boosts Mobile Suit performance and allows players to use powerful attacks.

A new arcade game in the Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. series is in development.

This game series based on the Gundam robot anime franchise began with Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation Vs. Zeon in arcades in 2001, and it has since spawned releases on both home consoles and portable game systems. The ninth major arcade game release in the series was the first Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs., which debuted in 2010. The game has since received several upgrades in arcades. Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost ON, the most recent arcade release in the series, launched in 2016.

The Gundam Extreme Vs. Full Boost game debuted in arcades in Japan in 2012. A PlayStation 3 version, which is the most recent console game in the Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. series, shipped in 2014. Bandai Namco Entertainment then released the Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. 2 arcade game in Japan in October 2018.

Update: Bandai Namco Entertainment Asia launched the game in English in Southeast Asia on Thursday. Source: Press release

Source: Email correspondence

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