Gundam Evolution to Launch in 2022

Bandai Namco has announced that Gundam Evolution will be arriving on multiple platforms in 2022. The 6v6 competitive game will launch simultaneously on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC in Europe, Japan, and North America.

Here are a few other facts gleaned from the press announcement:

  • free-to-play
  • 6v6 competitive PvP matches
  • objectives-based game modes including Point Capture, Domination, and Destruction
  • launch will include a dozen playable units, each with its own combination of offensive, defensive, and/or support abilities – units include the classic RX-78-2 Gundam and the ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos
  • players can unlock additional suits and customizable options with Capital Points accumulated through gameplay or with EVO coins that can be purchased for real-world cash
  • closed beta testing will take place on PC only from April 7-12, 2022
  • closed beta testing for consoles will take place at a later date

“Rooted in the values of hope, peace, unity, and victory, the essence of the Gundam brand is captured in full by GUNDAM EVOLUTION,” said Kazuya Maruyama, Executive Producer at BANDAI NAMCO Online. “We cannot wait for franchise veterans of all ages–whose Gundam fandom may have sparked at different points in the franchise’s 40-year history–and newcomers alike to unite on the GUNDAM EVOLUTION battlefield and duke it out in their favorite mobile suits from across the Gundam Series and beyond!”

Fans interested in signing up for CBT privileges can do so by heading to the game’s Steam store page between now and March 28th.

Head to the Gundam Evolution official site to learn more.

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