SANTA CLARA, Calif., (January 18, 2019) – Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is pleased to announce that ACE COMBAT™ 7: SKIES UNKNOWN is now available for purchase in the Americas for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One with the PC via STEAM® version arriving on February 1, 2019. Developed by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.’s internal Project Aces development team under the leadership of veteran ACE COMBAT Franchise Director, Kazutoki Kono, ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN marks the franchise’s return to the front lines of the video game marketplace. Placing players in the cockpit of the most advanced war planes ever developed, ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN delivers a fierce aerial combat experience through photorealistic visuals, intense dog-fighting action, a multitude of authentic and futuristic aircraft, and a highly immersive storyline. PlayStation®VR owners are treated to an exclusive VR mode featuring additional missions and content.
Developed utilizing Unreal Engine™4, ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN delivers detailed graphics and physics sure to impress new and returning players. Beautifully rendered cloud-filled skies featuring dynamic weather and highly detailed cityscapes enhance the sense of high-performance flight and unparalleled speed, setting the stage for the most engaging aerial battles in the franchise’s 20+ year history. ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN brings to bear an arsenal of ultra-modern super weapons for players to use against throngs of formidable enemies and over-the-top boss battles – a feature the series is famous for. Aces who have proven their combat prowess in ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN’s Campaign Mode can take their dogfighting skills online for furious multiplayer battles with up to eight players in both team deathmatch and regular deathmatch games.
PlayStation®4 players will be further immersed in ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN’s realism through exclusive features developed specifically for the Sony PlayStation®VR which includes three VR combat missions, an Airshow Mode where players choreograph their own airshow, and a Hangar Mode which enables players to walk around and view fighter planes up close in a virtual hangar.
“ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN represents the culmination of over 20 years of aerial combat game development expertise, resulting in the most visually impressive and action-packed ACE COMBAT game to date,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “As a marquee title that’s deeply embedded in BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment’s company DNA; the ACE COMBAT franchise’s longevity is derived from its ability to deliver one-of-a-kind aerial combat action, presented through high-fidelity visuals, all wrapped in unique and spellbinding storylines. We’re proud of the work that’s been done by the Project Aces team and we look forward to players enjoying the latest chapter of this legendary series.”
ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN is rated “T” for TEEN by the ESRB. The game is available now in the Americas for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. The PC version of the game will be available via STEAM on February 1, 2019. To learn more about ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN, head over to http://www.acecombat.com. To find out more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.’s other products, please visit: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or join the conversation on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.