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  GAMESCOM 2018: ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED FOR 18th JANUARY, 2019
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08/21/2018
 


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21st August, 2018 – Richmond, UK: - BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce the release date of ACE COMBAT® 7: SKIES UNKNOWN on 18th January, 2019 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and for PC via STEAM® on 1st February, 2019.

ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN is set to return to the Usean continent from ACE COMBAT® 3 and ACE COMBAT® 4, the story of ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN revolves around the second Usean Continental War, following an attack by an army of unmanned jets.

Players will find themselves part of the Penitentiary Unit, a military force formed entirely of criminals, and therefore disposable, who have been tasked with defending the skies against this new and terrifying threat.

ACE COMBAT® 7: SKIES UNKNOWN will feature new weapons and flight controls, allowing for a wider range of tactics, new futuristic superweapons and planes like the sturdy A-10C Thunderbolt II, as well as multipurpose fighter F-35C and high-performance aircraft Rafale M.

Kazutoki Kono, Ace Combat 7 Brand Director, said: “The team and I have been working diligently to produce an experience that will add another action-packed chapter to the ACE COMBAT franchise, but more importantly, be worthy of your time. Thank you all once again for your patience, support and continued enthusiasm, we’ll see you in the skies soon!”

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe are also announcing two new Ace Combat branded flight sticks, to use with ACE COMBAT® 7: SKIES UNKNOWN, the:

 

  • T.Flight Hotas 4 ACE COMBAT® 7: SKIES UNKNOWN Edition by Thrustmaster for Xbox One and PlayStation®4.
  • ACE COMBAT 7 HOTAS Flight Stick for PlayStation®4 from HORI.
 

ACE COMBAT® 7: SKIES UNKNOWN is cleared for take-off on 18th January, 2019 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and on 1st February, 2019 for PC via STEAM. To find out more about ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN, head over to http://www.acecombat.com.   

To learn more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe’s other products go to:

  • The BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Website
  • The BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Facebook
  • The BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Twitter
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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles, PC and mobile.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, DARK SOULS™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. For more information please visit www.bandainamcoent.eu

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