Evangelion’s Angel is Coming to PUBG Mobile

Neon Genesis Evangelion and PUBG Mobile are teaming up in a special limited-time event that will see players battling against a monstrous angel.

A terrifying angel from Hideaki Anno Neon Genesis Evangelion is ready to invade PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battleground) Portable.

According to Crunchyroll, a new game mode, called “Core Circle”, will appear in-game from May 19 to June 16 and will feature the anime’s 6th Angel and the mecha EVA-01. Matches will kick off with players starting in special blue areas with the Angel wreaking absolute havoc on the play area. EVA-01 will have a different spawn point and players can locate it by following the path of the destruction.

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Vincent Wang, PUBG-Mobile‘s head of publishing at Tencent Games, said: “evangelization is one of the most famous and recognizable anime series of all time, so we couldn’t be more excited to bring its unique action and futuristic world to PUBG MOBILE. The “Core Circle” game mode continues our commitment to providing players with unforgettable experiences based on universally recognized and culturally significant partners, enriching the PUBG MOBILE experience for current and new players.”

Players will also be able to collect special in-game items, like themed armor and iconic anime plugsuits, throughout the game. evangelization Event. A currently unknown character will also be added to PUBG-Mobile with which players can associate.

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Produced by the studio Gainax (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann) and animated by studio Tatsunoko (Season 2 of Psycho Pass), at Anno Neon Genesis Evangelion originally aired from October 1995 to March 1996 with a total of 26 episodes. The story follows teenager Shinji Ikari, who is recruited by his father to join Nerv, a mysterious organization. and pilot a giant bio-mecha to battle monsters called Angels. The series is arguably one of the most influential pieces of science fiction ever made with its impact reflected in anime like Rurouni Kenshin, The Excel saga and Jujutsu Kaisen and western animations such as Gravity Falls and Steven Universe. Evangelion 3.0 + 1.01: Once upon a time, the film that concluded the anime’s story, premiered last year and was one of Japan’s highest-grossing films of 2021.

Developed by LightSpeed ​​& Quantum Studio, PUBG-Mobile is a battle royale style video game and adaptation of PUBG: Battlegrounds launched in 2018. Since its release, the game has been downloaded over a billion times and has earned over $8 billion. It won Best Mobile Game at The Game Awards in 2018.

Neon Genesis Evangelion is available on Netflix, and PUBG-Mobile is playable on Android and iOS.

Source: Crunchyroll

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