Over the past few months, Bandai Namco and Team Aces showcased Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown on PlayStation VR, supported in a mode that is completely separate from the campaign. At long last, we can take a look at the campaign itself.
In the video below, you can watch part of the third mission, titled “Two Pronged Strategy.” The game is set in the classic fictional world of Strangereal, during a war between Osea and Erusea. Osea has been hit hard by Erusea, that took control of the Space Elevator, but luckily two aircraft carriers are left. The Kestrel II (and I can see Ace Combat 5 fans smiling right now) will conduct an attack on the Erusean capital of Farbanti. Incidentally, this is the attach denounced by Princess Rosa Cosette D’Elise of Erusea in the latest story trailer we saw a few days ago.
The second carrier is the Vulture, but it has been sailing empty due to having lost all of its fighters during the Erusean strike.
The protagonist, who is part of the Fort Grays Island Air Base squadron, just landed on the Vulture, and is now ready to take off on a new mission. The objective is to achieve air superiority over Chopinburg in order to pave the way for the following squadrons.
Unfortunately, by seizing the Space Elevator, Erusea also took control of the giant airships guarding it, the Arsenal Birds, armed with whole squadrons of MQ-101 drones.
Now that you know what’s up, you can check out the video below, and if you want to see more, you can also enjoy a recent batch of screenshots.
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will release in 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.