Bandai Namco announced the company’s first console MMORPG title with Bless Unleashed, a free-to-play MMORPG for Xbox one, developed by Round 8 Studio of Neowiz Games.
Bless Unleashed is being developed with the hardcore MMO players in mind. It takes players on a multiplayer journey in a world where gods exist, and threats from mythical beasts happen constantly. The adventurers fight in hopes of surviving the vicious monsters of the untamed landscape.
The game offers combo-driven mechanics with player customization. It has both cooperative (PvE) and competitive (PvP) multiplayer, with five classic fantasy classes for players to choose, from the arcane-wielding Mage to a bloodthirsty Berserker. Bandai Namco says it’ll offer an endless amount of content and gameplay possibilities to keep the game, that is being built on Unreal Engine 4.
Here are the key features:
- A Visually Stunning MMORPG Experience – Utilizing the Unreal Engine 4, the game brings unparalleled visuals and deep gameplay mechanics which offer one of the most beautiful MMORPGs built for a console platform.
- Combo-Driven Gameplay – Survive a menagerie of mythical beasts and other players with deep and rewarding combat system that features skillful combo mechanics coupled with action-oriented combat with dodging. A progression system handcrafted for online play and an integrated players-vs-player (PVP) mode provide added challenges and rewards at every turn.
- An Immersive Fantasy World – Dive into an open persistent world with a rich backstory and an intricate plot as players uncover divine secrets on their journey to defeat the return of an evil goddess.
- A MMORPG Built for Modern Consoles – Built from the ground up to be a comprehensively and robustly supported live service, every aspect, from story to combat to skill progression, has been carefully crafted with the console experience in mind.
- Classic Fantasy with a Twist – Choose between five classic fantasy jobs, including the arcane wielding Mage or the bloodthirsty Berserker. Travel the world in search of the truth about the gods with other adventurers and experience a personal brush with divinity.
Bless Unleashed will release on Xbox One in the first half of 2019.