Princess Connect! Re: Dive will have a global launch in 2021
The smartphone game developed and distributed by Cygames, Princess Connect! Re: Dive announced that it will officially be released globally next year. The localization of the game is the responsibility of Crunchyroll Games, LLC, who estimates that it will be released on March 1, 2021 in English.
According to Apple's App Store, the game is free with an internal store, and its gameplay consists of users taking control of a group of heroes who fight monsters in real-time battles. New characters are achieved through a gacha system, which has been a common tool in games released in Japan since time immemorial. The statement also revealed the location of the characters' names in English:
- Mao Ichimichi as Pecoline.
- Miku Itou as Kokkoro.
- Rika Tachibana as Cal.
- Risa Taneda as Yui.
- Nao Touyama as Hiyori.
- Saori Hayami as Ray.
- Ayaka Ohashi as Hatsune.
- Sora Amamiya as Miyako.
- Maaya Uchida as Maho.
For its part, Princess Connect! Re: Dive is an RPG for smartphones developed by Cygames and released in Japan on February 15, 2018 for Android and iOS devices. This installment was announced in August 2016 as a sequel to the Princess Connect! Game, which was released on February 18, 2015 and closed its service in June 2016.
An anime adaptation produced by Cygames Pictures studios, under the direction and scripts written by Takaomi Kanasaki, premiered on April 6 and had a total of twelve episodes. The production of a second season is confirmed.
Description of Princess Connect! Re: Dive
A Story That Resonates: The wildly popular RPG Princess Connect is here for a global audience. Finally available globally! A hugely successful title in Japan and China, the game reaches new heights thanks to an exciting collaboration between Crunchyroll Games, Cygames, and Funplex. Begin your journey through the land of Asturm with your one-of-a-kind Knight Princesses! A wonderful tale told through beautiful animation. Fascinating cinematics produced by the renowned Wit Studio! Full of story and wonderfully animated scenes! Simple but deep battles in real time. Charming princesses engage in lively battles in real time! Just tap to activate your UNION BURSTS and get beautiful animations! Select characters with unique abilities to form your favorite team! Evolve and deepen your bond with your princesses, level up and equip epic weapons!
Source: App Store
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