Saint Seiya Shining Soldier Mobile Game Pre-Registration Now Available

Saint Seiya Shining Soldier Mobile Game Pre-Registration Now Available
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Bandai Namco Entertainment has officially announced that pre-registrations for Saint Seiya Shining Soldiers is now available to players worldwide.

Bandai Namco has also released a corresponding trailer showcasing the characters and some of their movies.

“The quintessential Saint Seiya experience brought to you with the highest quality in smartphone gaming history! Become the most powerful warrior in Saint Seiya Shining Soldiers!” states the App Store description.

Saint Seiya Shining Soldiers allows players to fight one-on-one versus other characters and utilize their skills in battle. The game also has online PvP, making this mobile title the first global PvP game in the Saint Seiya series.

Saint Seiya is a manga and anime series that was also localized as Knights of the Zodiac. The animated series aired around the world.

Gamers can now relive their youth by playing as their favorite characters. The playable characters were created with high-quality 3D models, and the Saint Seiya armor has a unique metallic shine.

Bandai Namco also announced that classic scenes from the series had been reimagined for the mobile title: “Experience the Saint Seiya world with “Cosmo Chronicle Episode” Mode and take on any chapters you want. Scenario segments feature conversations between characters and famous scenes from the anime!”

The story mode will feature scenes and characters from the series, such as “The 12 Gold Palaces,” “N. Europe Asgard,” “Sea God Poseidon,” and “Dark Lord Hades.”

Saint Seiya Shining Soldiers will have voiced battle lines and background music straight from the series like “Pegasus Fantasy.”

Bandai Namco has also linked to a “Strategy Guide” wiki. While this is an excellent resource for new players, it is in Japanese. Bandai has included a machine translation using Google Translate so that players can read it in the language of their choice.

The game will be free-to-play but will include in-app purchases.

The official website for the game, which is translated into English, contains further information about the game, including additional trailers showcasing the characters and gameplay.

Saint Seiya Shining Soldiers will be available for both iOS and Android devices. The App Store states the game is expected for release on April 23, 2020. Once players pre-register, they should receive a notification on their device that the game is available for download.