What you might want to know
- Tower of Fantasy, which launched in China as a Genshin Affect competitor, is coming to PC and cellular.
- Gamers can join a closed beta take a look at that begins in April.
- The sport is a post-apocalyptic, open-world RPG with gacha mechanics.
Genshin Affect has been an immense success globally, so it solely is smart that there will probably be rivals. One of many extra high-profile ones is Tower of Fantasy, which was introduced again in 2020 and has been at present out there solely in China.
On Tuesday, writer Degree Infinite (part of Tencent) and developer Hotta Studio introduced the sport will probably be coming to the West on PC and cellular (together with Android and iOS). Whereas no launch date is about but, followers or those that are merely curious can join a closed beta take a look at, which is able to start in April. You’ll be able to join on the official web site March 15-29.
Tower of Fantasy is an anime-inspired, open-world RPG with gacha mechanics set on a post-apocalyptic world known as Aida. People fled Earth to Aida as a result of dwindling assets and thru an effort to seize the energies of a comet, prompted a largescale catastrophe. Gamers will get to discover this world (both alone or with pals) combating towards enemies with characters, who every include a novel weapon.
We won’t verify ourselves what the gacha system will entail, however a YouTuber confirmed off how you need to use forex to try to pull for weapons and devices, as an alternative of characters like in Genshin Affect. This scans with some info from the press launch, which states that gamers can change up their playstyles “on the fly” by switching between characters and weapons.
Cellular recreation followers have been speculating about when the sport will make its approach to different international locations for some time. There was some chatter that the worldwide model had been canceled, however the group tweeted on Feb. 11 that it was at present within the works.
Tower of Fantasy itself has been embroiled in some controversy since its launch. Reddit customers discovered that the group was allegedly stealing Genshin Affect evaluations with bots to spice up their App Retailer ranking. In a weirder state of affairs (detailed properly on this Reddit submit), gamers observed non-Chinese language gamers within the recreation, with one discovering a Discord server distributing Chinese language IDs, plenty of which got here from lacking individuals from a landslide catastrophe.