Today there is news about Bandai Namco’s upcoming anime-style MMORPG Blue Protocol, which was supposed to enter a beta test soon.
First of all, the development team decided to delay the closed beta of the game, previously scheduled for late March. The new window is after mid-April.
The reason is the New Coronavirus outbreak, in order to minimize the risk to the team and promotetheir ability to work from home.
We also get a warning that depending on the developing situation, the beta could be delayed again.
On the positive side, we also get another beautiful screeenshots of the game, showcasing the city shining under the street lights.
It really looks charming, and you can enjoy it below.
If you want to see more, you can take a look at the latest gameplay, the previous screenshots, even more images, more extensive gameplay footage, at even more screenshots, the previous gallery, some more recent gameplay footage, the previous trailer, the initial announcement trailer and the first screenshots, and the second batch of screenshots, another gallery, another look at the Aegis Fighter class, one at the Twin Striker class, the first look at the Blast Archer, and the reveal of the Spell Caster.
Blue Protocol is an online JRPG in development for PC by a team named Project Blue Sky, which is a joint initiative of Bandai Namco Online and Bandai Namco Studios. At the moment, there is no set release date.
While a western release has not been announced yet, the recent discovery of a career opportunity ad for a localization director strongly hinted to an upcoming English version of the game. The developers themselves also mentioned the goal of launching the game globally.