Super Robot Wars 30

Bandai Namco has announced that Super Robot Wars 30 will launch on Nintendo Switch across Japan and Southeast Asia on 28th October.

Super Robot Wars 30 is the latest entry in the Super Robot Wars series – a tactical RPG franchise that focuses on huge crossovers between various different mecha anime series released in Japan. A very lengthy first trailer has been released (which you can watch below), but first, let's check out the full list of participating animes, with thanks to Gematsu:

  • Brave Police J-Decker (New)
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion III – Glorification (New) (mecha only)
  • Getter Robo Armageddon
  • Gun Sword
  • Heavy Metal L-Gaim
  • Knight’s & Magic (New)
  • Magic Knight Rayearth
  • Majestic Prince
  • Mazinger Z: Infinity
  • Mazinkaiser Infinitism (New) (mecha only)
  • Missing Mobile Suit Variations (M-MSV) (mecha only)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam (mecha only)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
  • Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
  • Super Electromagnetic Robot Combattler V
  • The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final (mecha only)
  • The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final vs. Betterman (New)
  • Zeta Gundam Mobile Suit Variations (Z-MSV) (mecha only)

Four different editions of the game have been confirmed for Japan – an 8,600 yen standard release, a 13,500 yen Digital Deluxe Edition, a 16,500 yen Digital Ultimate Edition, and a 28,600 yen 'Super Limited Edition' physical bundle. There are various pre-order bonuses available across these editions, including three bonus missions:

  • Bonus Mission #1: “Spirit of Steel” – Includes mecha SRX, and Power Part “Striker Scope” and Defender Arm.”
  • Bonus Mission #2: “The Elemental Lord” – Includes mecha Cybuster, and Power Parts “Cyclone Booster” and “Sky Charm.”
  • Bonus Mission #3: “Special Starter Pack” – Includes Power Part “Military Academy 30 ID,” 50,000 credit, 500 PP, and 3,000 MxP.

Those in the west will be pleased to hear that, just like Super Robot Wars T before it, Super Robot Wars 30 will include English-language subtitles. If you're considering importing the game when it launches later this year, you'll be able to play in English right out of the box.

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