Aniplex of America announced that the mobile game Fate/Grand Order will launch on on June 25 for Android/iOS devices in the the west.
Additionally the publisher will host a Launch Celebration for the release at the upcoming Anime Expo event in Los Angeles, CA. The celebration will be held on July 1st at 3:00 pm PST in Petree Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, and will open admittance to approximately 2,000 show attendees.
The celebration will include special guest appearances by franchise luminaries including: Fate/Grand Order Producer and Aniplex Inc. President Atsuhiro Iwakami, DELiGHTWORKS Creative Director Yosuke Shiokawa, and Fate series voice actor Ayako Kawasumi (Saber). Also, a printed mini-poster with Ms. Kawasumi’s signature will be featured as an exclusive giveaway at the Launch Celebration.
The publisher details the game’s premise:
Fate/Grand Order is a tactical turn-based role-playing game that challenges players to become Masters and summon powerful allies or Heroic Spirits, who are based on historical figures such as King Arthur, William Shakespeare, Hercules, and Joan of Arc. The free-to-play mobile game takes players back through history to embark on an epic quest known as Grand Order.
One of the most successful mobile role-playing games in Japan, Fate/Grand Order has consistently topped iOS and Android charts and been downloaded over 9 million times, outperforming other popular games in downloads and revenue. The game’s exciting storyline and compelling play keep fans engaged and wanting more.
Lastly, Aniplex will host many other Fate/Grand Order related events at the game’s official Anime Expo booth.