Bogey Approaching – New Ace Combat 7 Trailer

Posted on 22 Aug 2017

Along with the new trailer comes some new story details too – revealed in the trailer it seems the spark of the new conflict in the strangereal universe will be Osea forcing the construction of their giant space elevator on Erusean territory which prompts the Erusean princess to declare war. We’ve seen plenty out of Osea in previous Ace Combat games set in the strangereal but not a huge amount out of Erusea apart from a bit of side lore from Ace Combat 4 and 6 where we know the Ulysses asteroid’s debris caused massive damage to the nation so that’s likely to play a part in the story too.

Along with story information we also get a good look at a wide variety of planes, none of which seem to be new to the series (which to be fair would be very hard to do since most jet fighters have been featured in several entries) but we do get plenty of footage of the new experimental plane which seems to be an AI piloted Su-37.

Also of interest is a small glimpse of a laser weapon that looks like it’s usable by the player and a flyby from a small plane, possibly a drone, that bears a striking resemblance to the series fictional R-101 Delphinus (Infinity universe, not the Electrosphere version) with swings swept forwards.


Official Press Release

Richmond, LONDON – 22nd August, 2017: ACE COMBAT® 7: SKIES UNKNOWN is ready to land for the first time at gamescom on Hall 6 Booth A41-B41 from 22nd to 26th August 2017; Cologne, Germany. Players will be able to fly their aircraft on both classic and VR Modes and become the top fighter pilot in the world!

The new trailer revealed today features advanced planes in fight and now highlights the conflict between the Kingdom of Erusea and the Osean Federation with reports from the Erusea side. The Osean Federation hasn’t respected the nation’s sovereignty by forcing construction of its giant space elevator on the Erusea’s territory. Princess Rosa Cossette D’Elise of the Kingdom of Erusea encouraged her citizens to fight and chaos started from that moment on. But the Osean Federation has many experienced pilots in their ranks. Take part in the conflict at gamescom 2017!

ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN is scheduled for take-off in 2018 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. PlayStation 4 system players will be able to play a full campaign on the classic mode and an exclusive and dedicated experience with specific features developed for the Sony PlayStation®VR. To find out more about ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN, head over to http://www.acecombat.com.

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