Bandai Namco has announced the release dates for Gundam Evolution on the Mission Briefing program that premiered on September 6, 2022. The free-to-play game will appear first on PCs on September 21, 2022, in the Americas and on September 22, 2022, for the rest of the world. The console versions will follow suit on November 30, 2022, in U.S. time zones and on December 1, 2022, in Europe and Asia.
The producer Kazuya Maruyama and battle director Ryota Hogaki announced that their team will gradually add new content to the game with bi-monthly seasons. They also revealed more playable Mobile Suits for the first-person shooter game.
The Mahiroo from Turn A Gundam and a melee version of Zaku II will join Gundam Exia and Gundam Unicorn‘s Marasai in the list of unlockable units at launch. The RX-0 Unicorn Gundam will appear later through the first season update.
While players can unlock these Mobile Suits with points collected from playing the game, they can also opt to purchase a DX Edition bundle that will immediately unlock all five aforementioned units while adding exclusive decoration skins.
The team also revealed the list of countries and regions that will gain access to Gundam Evolution at launch:
- North America: United States, Canada
- Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway
- Asia: Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand
Asian countries and regions other than Japan will only get formal access to the PC version of Gundam Evolution on Steam, which will add Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese language supports. The remaining nations will be able to play the game on both PC and consoles, which support Japanese, English, French, and German by default.
Gundam Evolution will release for PCs first on September 21, 2022. The PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, and Xbox One versions will follow on November 30, 2022.