The Multiplayer Modes of Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

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The Multiplayer Modes of Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Get your squad ready — the newest installment of Bandai Namco’s aerial dogfighting sim launches next week.

Not afraid of heights? Good, as it’s almost time to take to the skies in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown! On January 18, you will be able to strap yourself in the cockpit of the most advanced war planes, navigate through treacherous clouds and engage in fierce dog fights with friends by your side. Or enemies.

Ace Combat 7’s multiplayer allows up to eight players to join the aerial battle in either Team Deathmatches or Battle Royale game mode. Of course, before you take flight and rule the skies of Strangereal, you will want to make an impression on your foes: just as in the campaign mode, you will be able to customize your aircraft with a wide range of options, including items exclusive to the multiplayer mode. These items will increase the efficiency of your aircraft and weapon to give you the edge in combat.

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown promises intense dog-fighting in beautifully rendered cloud-filled skies and highly detailed cityscapes. The photorealistic scenery enhances the sense of unparalleled speed and sets the stage for the most engaging face-offs in the franchise’s storied 20-year history.

To upgrade your aircraft’s capabilities and show off to your rivals while performing daring aerial stunts, you will be able to choose from more than 100 types of enhanced parts, 120 emblems and 190 nicknames. Once you’ve loaded your plane with the coolest arsenal and given yourself a fearsome look and alias, make sure to build a strategy to prove your worth as a pilot.

The basic rule of survival in Ace Combat 7? Shoot down, or be shot down. Easy enough to remember. Take down the enemies that come into visual range, but also make sure to find out who you need to target first to come out on top.

Your victories will be celebrated — players with the highest rankings will be decorated with a star mark. This will also make them prime targets in battle, as you will be rewarded with high scores for taking them down!

So, are you ready to pick your fighter, gather your comrades and pilot the skies of Strangereal? We hope you are, because the wait is almost over — you will be clear to engage on January 18.

For further immersion in Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown’s realism, solo players will be able to complete exclusive missions developed specifically for PlayStation VR.

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  • So no multiplayer in VR? I feel sad now. Thanks, gang.

  • Waited 12 years for this game.

  • My last pay check was $8500 working 1o hours a week online. My younger brother friend has been averaging 12k for months now and he works about 22 hours a week. I cant believe how easy it was once I tried it out.

    This is wha­ I do…… w­w­w.Y­o­u­r­7­0.c­o­m

  • So hyped for this game!!! This week is going to crawl by. We have been waiting for so long thank you Bamco for finally getting this into our hands. I have the HORI controller on the way too

  • “solo players”
    “exclusive* missions”

    i was under the impression the whole game could be played in VR :c

    • It’s been confirmed in numerous interviews and press releases over the past two years that the whole game will not be playable in VR.

    • It’s too bad that it isn’t all in VR, as I would buy it without a second thought if it were. After playing games like Wipeout and Eve Valkyrie in VR, I simply don’t enjoy flight/driving games without VR. Unfortunately, as much as I want to get it, I can’t bring myself to pay full price for a handful of missions in VR.

  • Yea well AC6 allowed up to 16 in 8 vs 8 team death match. Dont know why the downgrade. It was fun to go against a squad of 8 pilots.

  • They are calling deathmatch gametype in their trailer a “battle royale”.
    Sorry, but they treat their customers and loyal fan base as a flock of sheeps.
    I wanted to try this game but after seeing this trailer I have lost any interest.

  • Are there no missions in multiplayer? Playing co-op with a team trying to out score another team against the game? Yikes, looks like it’s only death matches

  • Ace Combat 7 is a virtual disappointment. No multiplayer missions, no 8 on 8 dogfight, no leveling up aircraft, no pilot points or crates…. in case you haven’t figured it out yet, my favorite AC was Infinity for the PS3. Sure, AC7 gives us clouds and icing and returns us to Strangereal, but Infinity had graphics nearly as good and far more to offer from a multiplayer standpoint. Even the training mission from Infinity was more interesting than most of AC7. All in all Project Aces should port Infinity to the PS4 and expand on it. Infinity was free to play and still a better game than AC7.

  • I love ace combat 7 I get to fly in the skies again more realistic I waited years. And I love it infinity had limits with fuels this 1 does not. Can someone tell me how to unlock multiplayer mode. I installed the game on disc. So there’s death matches maybe if lucky they will add cooperative multiple as an add on or in playstation store they should. Make missions last longer then 5 mins. Thank you.

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