During a live broadcast for the Cygames franchise, Uma Musume: Pretty Derby, it was announced that the Chinese and Korean versions are already under development, and that there are already plans for the launch of the English version, which is normally the "Global version".
«During the live broadcast" Uma Musume: Pretty Derby Pakalive TV Vol. 5 "It was revealed that the game for smartphones of the same name will have a launch in Korean language, simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese. Other international launches are already already in progress! ", Reza the comment forum that published the transmission extract.
Some Twitter accounts in Japan expressed their opinion in this regard that China has been given priority before a more extensive international market with a version in English: "I wonder if this is only a Chinese and Korean launch prior to An English launch of UMA MUSUME: Pretty Derby. I do not want to think that the staff believes that the game will not be popular in the West, but I personally believe that the possibilities are even minors in China, "he wrote a publication.
The game was released on February 24 in Japan for mobile devices, while a PC version was released on March 10. Originally its launch was scheduled for winter-2018 (January-March), however, it was delayed indefinitely since then with the aim of improving the quality of the final product. A global launch has not been announced.
On the other hand, this franchise also inspires adaptations to the manga and anime. The first season of thirteen episodes was produced by the PAWORKS studios, under the direction of Kei Oikawa and scripts written by Akihiko Ishihara, released in April 2018. A second season of thirteen episodes animated by Studio Kai issued during the winter season 2021 (January-March).
Description of Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
The concept of the game begins with the Uma Musume (horse girls), girls equipped with an excellent ability to run and that aspire to become the best Idols and compete in the National Sports Entertainment Program, "Twinkle Series". Players assume the role of teacher and coach for girls at Nihon Uma Musume Training Center Gakuen (Academy of Japan Girls Training Center), and help them debut in the industry.
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