More information to come on October 19
Bandai Namco Entertainment announced on Thursday a new Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation game titled Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation Code Fairy for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. More information will be revealed on October 19. The company streamed an English-subtitled teaser trailer:
Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 is a sequel to the Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation and Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation Next games. Bandai Namco Entertainment America describes the game:
Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2 builds on the critically acclaimed land-based combat of its predecessor and takes the 6v6 action up a notch with all-new space-based battles. Infantry battles add a new dimension to the in-game combat, giving pilots the ability to take part in the fight alongside mechas, placing bombs in enemy bases or requesting support fire to help decide the outcome of the battle. Additionally, customizable Mobile Suits offer players the opportunity to enhance their favorite mecha through Development Points earned in battle.
Bandai Namco Entertainment released the game on the PS4 in Japan in July 2018.
Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation was the first free-to-play game for the Gundam franchise. In the game, four to six players could join either the Earth Federation or Zeon Forces to play against each other. Players could not only pilot the giant Mobile Suits of the Gundam world, but could also attack enemies in vehicles or even on foot. The game launched in Japan for the PlayStation 3 in June 2012, and ceased operations in July 2017. A sequel game titled Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation Next debuted for the PS4 and PS3 in August 2015, and ceased operations in March 2019.
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