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Princess Connect game goes global

Princess Connect game goes global

Written by Ross Locksley on 19 Jan 2021



As we reported back in December, Princess Connect! Re: Dive is now available in English. The game has seen over 800,000 pre-registrations, and offers real-time JRPG combat wrapped up in an attractive anime style.

From the Press Release:

Crunchyroll Games, the interactive division of the world’s most popular anime brand, is announcing the English launch of popular mobile anime RPG, “Princess Connect! Re: Dive,” published in partnership with Cygames, the acclaimed developer of hit mobile titles, and funplex, a live-ops management and game operations company developed by GREE, Inc.

The story of “Princess Connect! Re: Dive” follows Heroines to fight spirited, real-time battles across the land of Astraea. Players will collect and strengthen characters with different abilities and deepen their bonds to unlock exclusive story content. Fans also have the chance to unlock the fan-favorite character Djeeta from the fantasy RPG “Granblue Fantasy.” 

The global anime community has been eagerly anticipating the launch, with over 800,000 global pre-registrants since pre-registration began on December 3, 2020. All players will receive 1,000 jewels to celebrate the launch of the game and an additional 2,100 jewels for surpassing 500,000 pre-registrants! Jewels are the in-game currency and can be used to unlock new characters and items. 

“Princess Connect! Re: Dive” is also teaming up with Hololive Production, a talent agency for Virtual YouTubers, to bring fans sneak peeks and special livestreams of the game alongside Hololive EN! Below you can find a lineup of upcoming events with the Vtubers on their respective channels and at each event, five lucky players will win an additional 1,500 Jewels:

“Princess Connect! Re: Dive” also features mesmerizing cinematics created by popular light novelist Akira as the main scenario writer, composer Kohei Tanaka who wrote the main theme song for “Sakura Wars,” and WIT STUDIO, the animation studio behind such hits as “Attack on Titan” among other studios.  

“Princess Connect! Re: Dive” is available to download now on both iOS and Android devices. 

The mobile game will also be the title sponsor of the upcoming Anime Awards, with voting live now through Friday, January 22 and the live show streaming on Friday, February 19. The anime series “Princess Connect! Re: Dive” is available to stream on Crunchyroll now. 

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Ross Locksley
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Ross founded the UK Anime Network waaay back in 1995 and works in and around the anime world in his spare time.


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