Xuan-Yuan Sword EX: The Gate of Firmament has players attacking monsters in real-time with an array of unlockable powers and abilities. Players can also refine their equipment using found items and synthesize demons together to form monstrous allies to aid them in combat.
The game is another entry in the Xuan-Yaun Sword series, which has spanned over 25 years starting with a turn-based RPG released in 1990. Each game focuses on a different angle of the game world’s historical events, all of which surround 10 Divine Artifacts. The series’ popularity has spawned a dozen games, many spin-offs, and a television series.