Leading anime video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. today announced that MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM EXTREME VS. MAXIBOOST ON will officially be coming to the Americas for the first time on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. The 2-on-2 EXTREME VS fighting game was originally released exclusively for Japanese arcades in 2010.
Set in the globally iconic GUNDAM universe, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM EXTREME VS. MAXIBOOST ON enables players to take 2-on-2 PVP combat to the next level with Mobile Suits spanning the entire breadth of the franchise’s history. In total, MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM EXTREME VS. MAXIBOOST ON features 183 playable units from 36 different GUNDAM iterations, each with unique abilities designed to match any fan’s personal playstyle. Players can choose between three different EX Burst Systems—Fighting Burst, Extend Burst and Shooting Burst—to coordinate with allies and lay waste to all that stand—or fly—in their way.
“The EXTREME VS series is known for its high-octane brand of PVP Mobile Suit battles, and MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM EXTREME VS. MAXIBOOST ON is primed to take that style of combat to awesome new heights never-before-seen by GUNDAM fans in the Americas,” said Abelina Villegas, Associate Brand Manager at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “We can’t wait for Western fans to get their first taste of the title that’s captivated Japanese arcade-players for years when it finally makes its console debut on the PlayStation 4.”
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM EXTREME VS. MAXIBOOST ON offers 1–4 player online co-op and PVP play. The title will feature Japanese voiceover with English subtitles.