Azur Lane: Crosswave To Launch Western Version Next Year

Azur Lane: Crosswave

Game publisher Idea Factory International recently announced the localization of upcoming video game Azur Lane: Crosswave.

Azur Lane: Crosswave will come to western shores

The publisher will release the Compile Heart and Felistella-developed 3D action shooter video game for the PlayStation 4. It will be available both physically and digitally in North America and Europe in 2020. Players will enjoy Japanese voice-overs with English subtitles for this game. The Japanese version will launch this year, Aug. 29.

This game is actually based from the smartphone version, which was released on both iOS and Android platforms last year. This console version uses the Unreal Engine 4 to recreate the smartphone version characters in cel-shaded 3D graphics.

Check out the overview below;

About Azur Lane: Crosswave

Azur Lane: Crosswave takes the spirit of the mobile game and uses the Unreal Engine to bring its characters to life in a massive 3D world, so fans can see them like they’ve never seen them before. The in-game character designs will also feature cel-shaded anime style 3D graphics that stay true to the original art.

Key Features

  • Ships at Bae – Players will need to defeat enemy ships and meet special criteria to unlock and customize new characters. Swap weapons and even cute accessories to fit your needs as the top commander of the seas! With a multitude of characters to collect each equipped with unique strengths and abilities and NPCs to unlock, every player will definitely find their favorite commander to customize!
  • Ready Your Torpedoes and Set Sail – Before you set sail, players can prepare their character units, formations, and equipment. Customizing and preparing your formation ahead of battle is crucial!
  • Glide and Weave – Don’t just sit out there like a buoy! Prepare yourself and input your attacks! Pay close attention to aerial bombs, underwater torpedoes, and incoming projectiles. Launch and aim your torpedoes, shoot down incoming aerial attacks with your anti-air guns, and swiftly glide past any incoming missiles!
  • Unreal Big FishAzur Lane: Crosswave uses the Unreal Engine and it brings your favorite 2D characters in the original mobile app come to life in this 3D, cel-shaded world!