Bandai Namco revealed the opening animation for Blue Protocol, as well as releasing a full version of its theme song. The song is called “Mirai,” and it is performed by Japanese rock band L’arc en Ciel. Bandai Namco shared the game’s opening video to celebrate the recent successful network test of the game in Japan.
Bandai Namco also shared that the opening video includes story spoilers, so viewer discretion is advised. You can watch the full Blue Protocol opening animation with its L’arc en Ciel theme song below.
The Japanese network test for Blue Protocol ran from March 31, 2023 to April 2, 2023. Bandai Namco thanked players for participating on the network test for Blue Protocol through the game’s Twitter account.The company also shared that it is currently reviewing the feedback and the results from the test, and that the team will make adjustments and changes to the game accordingly. Bandai Namco will release the results of their report on the network test sometime in the near future.
Additionally, Bandai Namco released a benchmark program that includes the character creator for the game. Its data can be exported to the final version of the game once it releases.
Blue Protocol is currently in development for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC. It will release first in Japan on PC sometime in Spring 2023, and after that it will appear in other platforms and other regions later in the year.