Bandai Namco announced today that they’re bringing the latest Mobile Suit action game Gundam Versus to the West this fall for PlayStation 4.
Gundam Versus features over 90 Mobile Suits spanning more than 35 years of the Mobile Suit Gundam universe, and it is headed to the West for the first time on home console. The game revolves around two-versus-two and three-versus-three team battles.
Each playable Mobile Suit comes with their own weapons systems to learn and master, along with new mobility options that allow for advanced strategy to evade and outwit opponents.
Here’s more about the game from Bandai Namco:
- Fast Paced 2vs2 Action-Fighting – Coordinate and lay waste to your rivals in fierce 2 vs 2 fighting combat iconic to the Gundam Versus series. Go all out with guns blazing and lightning fast melee in a robust selection of Offline and Online game modes, unique to the home console version. With new moves Boost Dash, Boost Step and Boost Dive, players can master more technical combat strategies that help you avoid attacks or cancel actions to surprise your opponent. Call upon Striker support characters to assist you in the heat of battle.
- Challenge the Best – Gundam Versus boasts more than 90 units coming from 17 different works of the Gundam Anime, each with different abilities ready to suit your play style. Featuring Online Matchmaking using a Worldwide server, get ready to fight against the best players on the planet.
- Larger than Life Power – Leveraging the power of the PlayStation 4, Gundam Versus features all new environmental destruction, landscape deformation and dynamic lighting effects.
- Gear Up for Victory! – Choose between two different Burst Systems, Blaze Gear and Lightning Gear, each with their own characteristics that enhance melee combat, augment lock-on range and more!
Here’s more from Bandai Namco Entertainment America Vice President of Marketing Eric Hartness:
“For more than 35 years the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise has fostered a highly engaged and energetic community. We are excited to release Gundam Versus to those fans eager for more Mobile Suit Gundam releases in the West, as well as introducing the franchise a brand new expanded audience.”
A bunch of screenshots and artwork:
Gundam Versus launches in the West in Fall 2017 for PlayStation 4. The game releases in Japan on July 6, 2017. An Asia version with English subtitles is also in the works.