BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America has today released Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with the game hitting PC via Steam on February 1. Developed by BANDAI NAMCO’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.