'Revolve8' Pre-Launch Starts January 17th, 2019 UTC 3:00 a.m.

TOKYO, 16 January 2019 – Today, SEGA announced the pre-launch date and time of the hugely anticipated real-time strategy game Revolve8 for both Android and iOS users in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau. The game is available in five different languages: English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish and French. Revolve8 has prepared a series of launches starting with these designated locations.

Pre-Launch Territories
South-East Asia: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia
Date and Time (UTC+8): 17 January 2019 11:00 AM

Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
Date and Time (UTC+12): 17 January 2019 03:00 PM

East Asia: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau
Date and Time (UTC+8): 17 January 2019 11:00 AM

*Release time may change without prior notice.

After this pre-launch, Revolve8 will launch in Japan on 22 January 2019. A global launch is scheduled for 5 February 2019, which will see the title available in United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, and a total of 100 other countries and regions.

Download Revolve8
iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1389003044
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sega.revolvers8
*Service will be available on 17 January, 2019 UTC 3:00am

Stay updated on news and events for Revolve8:
Revolve8 official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/revolve8.official.en
Revolve8 official website: https://rev8.sega.com/en

Revolve8 is created by an all-star team comprising of senior producer Masayoshi Kikuchi and character design by Koji Igarashi. In the game, players use a deck of eight cards and try to destroy their opponent's tower within three minutes. The rules are simple, but with the nearly limitless ways in which players can use cards and Hero skills, mastering the game requires a deep understanding of strategy and tactics.

KEY CREATIVE STAFF OF REVOLVE8
Senior Producer: Masayoshi Kikuchi, Producer of “Yakuza”, Director of “Jet Set Radio”
Character Designer: Koji Igarashi (Creator of the Igavania genre)
Character Artist: Ryota-H
Sound Producer: Shunsuke Tsuchiya and Yasunori Mitsuda

GAME FEATURES
Gripping characters created by Koji Igarashi
Characters from well-known fairy tales are reimagined in a unique way by Koji Igarashi. For example, Red Riding Hood is a fashion and social media fanatic while Cinderella is a motorcycle-loving poptar and many more!

Strategically deep, real-time duels
Understand the strengths and weaknesses of your cards, which are classified into Heroes, Minions, Buildings, and Magic. Strategize wisely to win!

Guide your strategy with 3 deck types
When you build a deck, the game will automatically classify it as one of three deck types to help you guide your strategy.

Assault Decks: Lets you go deep into enemy lines
Siege Decks: Focuses on long-range attacks
Counter Decks: Looks for opportunities to counterattack

Lead your team to victory with 2 skill types
Each Hero has a Normal Skill and a Special Skill. Special Skills can only be used once in a match by the deck leader, while Normal Skills can be used every 30 seconds by any of the Heroes in the deck. When used correctly, these skills can potentially turn a battle around.

Emerge victorious and climb to a higher League
Participate in League Matches, which involve real-time battles against players from around the world!

Learn the basics with Quests
Clear single-player quests to pick up the basics of battle and understand the strengths and weaknesses of each Hero.

To celebrate the upcoming release of Revolve8, all players will receive the following in-game rewards:
1. Kintaro
2. 1,000 gold
3. Karen
4. Aladdin - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 2
5. Sinbad - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 2
6. Ring Genie - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 3
7. Urashima Taro - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 3
8. Cinderella - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 3
9. Little Match Girl - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 4
10. Bear - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 4
11. Fairy Godmother - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 5
12. Otohime - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 5
13. Wicked Witch - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 6
14. Sleeping Beauty - Players will receive this reward upon reaching League 7
15. Minion, Magic, Building Set - Players will receive this reward upon reaching the League required to unlock the particular card

About Revolve8
A brand new real-time-strategy game created by Masayoshi Kikuchi and Koji Igarashi. This all-star team brings to the table a cast of funky Heroes who will shatter your expectations. The player wields a deck of 8 cards, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. They then aim to destroy their opponent's towers within the time limit of 3 minutes to achieve victory. The rules are simple, but the cards and powerful Hero skills they use opens up players to fun and strategic real-time duels.

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