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All hands on mech, as Gundam U.C. Engage suits up on mobile

Things are looking bright, as Bandai Namco announces that mobile fans in the West can finally look forward to the Mobile Suit Gundam U.C. Engage release date.

Mobile Suit Gundam U C Engage release date: a close up shot shows a red Gundam

My armored mech don’t want none unless you got GUNS, hun. Giant robot lovers everywhere can rejoice, as those dope weapons of destruction known as Gundam are heading to mobile platforms (presumably with their jet feet) soon. With the Mobile Suit Gundam U.C. Engage release date, fans can enjoy an action-packed retelling of the main Universal Century timeline of the hit anime show.

More than three million Japanese fans are already enjoying Gundam U.C. Engage, while global fans are responsible for 200k pre-registrations. Bandai Namco also promises some exclusive rewards to promote the global launch, so any fans pre-registered are in line for a bevy of fun launch prizes, such as in-game currency diamonds and a special Gundam,  to help turbo-launch your gameplay like some jet fuel in a mech. Hopefully, this new title earns a place in our guide to the best mech games of 2023.

If you want to know what fun awaits, Gundam U.C. Engage is a war/strategy title that lets you play through a retelling of the Universal Century timeline, alongside new missions that tell stories intertwined with the narrative fans know and love. Form a squad of your favorite Gundam mobile suits, and use in-game currency to pull for ever better mechs over time. Bandai Namco promises new story missions every month, so it sounds like we’re set to play Gundam U.C. Engage for plenty of time to come.

When is the Gundam U.C. Engage release date?

The Mobile Suit Gundam U.C. Engage release date falls on October 17, 2023, on the App Store and the Google Play store. You can sign up to pre-register for the game at the official website, and if you do, Bandai Namco is rewarding early birds with access to the game from October 15. Get on it now to grab your Gundam early. Plus, find out more about the title at the official Gundam U.C. Engage website, Twitter, and Facebook page.

If you want to get a glimpse at the game, Bandai Namco is sharing a behind-the-scenes series showing how the developers are crafting the game, as well as peaks at concept art and even more fun tidbits that Gundam fans will love.

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Right, that’s all we have on the Gundam U.C. Engage release date! It’s got us all revved up for some action, so if you’re feeling the same, be sure to check out our guides on the best Switch platformers and the best horror games for Switch and mobile next.