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Amazon Video games introduced throughout The Sport Awards that it’s partnering with Bandai Namco on the Western launch of its new MMO, Blue Protocol. Bandai Namco plans to launch the MMO on PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X/S and PC someday within the second half of 2023. In response to its new trailer, the sport may even be free-to-play. Amazon Video games and Bandai Namco will launch the title in North America, Europe, South America, Australia and New Zealand.
Bandai Namco first introduced Blue Protocol a number of years in the past and has launched a number of trailers since then. The MMO has a cell-shaded artwork fashion that Chris Hartmann, VP of Amazon Video games, calls “an anime come to life.” The story follows the customizable participant character on a journey throughout the war-torn continent Regnas. Gamers have 5 courses out there at launch to select from: Blade Warden, Twin Striker, Eager Strider, Spell Weaver and Foe Breaker.
Blue Protocol joins a number of different MMOs printed by Amazon Video games inside the final 12 months, together with Misplaced Ark and New World. The latter has seen each preliminary success and resurgence inside the first 12 months of launch. Final month, it reached a brand new concurrent participant depend excessive. Amazon additionally entered publishing agreements with a number of studios, together with Smilegate (New World’s builders) and Disruptive Video games on a multiplayer action-adventure title.
Sokichi Shimooka, government producer of Blue Protocol at Bandai Namco, mentioned of the Amazon partnership in a press release, “The Amazon Video games staff’s deep experience in working multiplayer video games, mixed with Amazon’s publishing assets and transmedia alternatives, made them the perfect writer for Blue Protocol within the West. We’re excited to work collectively to convey gamers an unimaginable expertise.”
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