Hero shooter + Gundam. If the concept has your attention then good news as that is the premise of Gundam Evolution.

During PlayStation State of Play, Bandai Namco announces that Gundam Evolution, a free to play hero shooter is in the works. The game is set to launch for all major consoles and the PC sometime in 2022. Check out the trailer to get an idea of what to expect:

The game will feature 6v6 combat three objective-based modes: Point Capture, Domination and Destruction. At launch; players will have the choice between 12 iconic mobile suits, including RX-78-2. Additional mobile suits can be unlocked through in-game currency that could be earned or purchased.

A closed network tests for will take place for the PC from April 7th to April 12th. Those who want to participate could sign up on the games official Steam page. One for the console version is being planned and will be announced in the future.

Gundam is a media franchise that follows an interstellar conflict involving mobile suits. The franchise includes the main series followed by numerous spin-offs along with video games and models (dubbed Gunpla). The original series, Mobile Suit Gundam, follows the One Year War between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon.

Those who have not watched the anime series could view most of it on GundamInfo (the official Gundam YouTube channel). Its library includes the Mobile Suit Gundam Trilogy, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, The 08th MS Team and 0080: War in the Pocket.

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