Bandai Namco Amusement Inc. announced at the Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) event in Chiba on Saturday that it is developing the Mobile Suit Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna II arcade game.
The above video features the following English summary:Mobile Suit Survival Game U.C. 0079, the long war between E.F.F. and Zeon breaks out. You are a soldier fighting on the battlefield, a living witness of history. From the cockpit, you will control your mobile suit and lead your side to victory. Believe in your comrades. So begins a new battle.
Bandai Namco Amusement Inc. also announced that it will host a national tournament for the game series this winter.
The first Mobile Suit Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna arcade game launched in Japan in November 2006. The arcade game setup featured a cockpit-like pod that players entered to play the game on a dome-shaped screen.
The Mobile Suit Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna Portable port for PlayStation Portable launched in Japan in March 2009. A Mobile Suit Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna VR Prototype VR experience ran at the VR Zone Shinjuku center in 2017-2018.
Sources: Bandai Namco Amusement's YouTube channel, Famitsu.comDisclosure: Bandai Namco Rights Marketing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings Inc., is a non-controlling, minority shareholder in Anime News Network Inc.