One month after announcing its delay to 2018, Bandai Namco has released a new trailer of Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown via GameSpot, in which they showcase the impressive graphics of the game and some traits of the story. The conflict between the kingdom of Erusea and the Osean Federation will the the main focus of the plot, which will reflect the political complexities of the situation.
As the trailer showcases, Ace Combat 7 will feature impressive graphics built with Unreal Engine 4. Stages will contain realistic urban locations and a varied selection of weather conditions. The game will feature multiplayer modes and some exclusive content to be played with PlayStation VR.
These details environments and possibilities were precisely the reasons that series producer Kazutoni Kono mentioned when he announced the delay of the game from its original 2017 release target to next year. Apparently the vast possibilities that the Unreal Engine 4 offers the team, as well as the work of adapting the game to the VR technology, has made them decide that they need more time to fully realize their vision.
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will be released in 2018 for PS4/PSVR, Xbox One, and PC. Watch the E3 2017 trailer below.