Here’s our first look at Blue Protocol, which has a closed alpha in Japan this month

By James O'Connor, Monday, 8 July 2019 06:19 GMT

We just learned of Blue Protocol last week, but it’s already gearing up for an alpha – only in Japan, though.

The game was announced a week ago, and is an online action RPG co-developed by Bandai Namco Online and Bandai Namco Studios. Right now it’s only confirmed for a release in Japan on PC.

Now, we have our first look at a character creator, some screenshots, and even a trailer.

Here’s the character creator, as shown in a tweet from the official Blue Protocol account.

We also have our first proper trailer, showing the game’s gorgeous anime art. We get a lot of cinematic footage, but we also get what looks like some combat – it looks like fun.

And a bunch of screens, too. You want Blue Protocol screens? We got them!

In Japan, players can now sign up for a closed alpha at the game’s official site. The alpha will run from July 26 to 28.

The minimum recommended specs are an Intel® Core™ i5-750 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a NVIDIA® Geforce® GTX960 (4GB) or AMD Radeon™ R9 380 (4GB) for video.

Hopefully we’ll know a bit more about this game on the other side of its alpha. No release date has been announced, and we’re unsure on whether it will get a release outside Japan.

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