Azur Lane: Crosswave | Watch the Opening Movie Here!

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Azur Lane: Crosswave

PlayStation 4™ – US, EU, JAPAN & ASIA


August is just around the corner and so is the release of Compile Heart‘s Azur Lane: Crosswave. And, before we welcome this 3D action shooter, the game publisher has debuted a new video!

During the smartphone game’s Mid-Summer Special Broadcast live stream, Compile Heart has presented to the crowd the opening movie of this 3D action shooter game, Azur Lane: Crosswave. So, are you excited to watch the opening movie?

Watch the opening movie below from the Mid-Summer Special Broadcast (from 1:19:14 to 1:20:52)

PS: Thanks, Gematsu

Game Overview

In Septemeber of 2018, Idea Factory, Compile Heart, and Felistella dropped the big news for Azur Lane enthusiasts. The three companies were pleased to announce that they will be recreating the popular side-scrolling mobile game, Azur Lane, for PlayStation 4 as Azur Lane: Crosswave.

Azur Lane was originally released for iOS and Android devices in 2017 by Chinese studios Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi. It’s currently available in English courtesy of Yostar. Now, the console version is currently in development by the talented team of Felistella, which is known for the Genkai Tokki series.

The original game is a side-scrolling, shoot em up/RPG hybrid that’s about several warship models represented as attractive anime women. Azur Lane: Crosswave expands on the concept, making it more realistic than ever. Powered by Unreal Engine, Azur Lane: Crosswave is ready to bring its characters to life. Thus, fans can see them like never before.

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Azur Lane: Crosswave is coming to the PlayStation 4 on August 29 in Japan and in Asia with Chinese subtitles. Meanwhile, the Western release has no schedule as of now. So, what are you waiting for? Pre-order yours now here at Playasia. Click the button below to pre-order your copies right now.


Read more about the game here.



Azur Lane, the original mobile app game released in China in 2017 for iOS and Android platforms, reached critical acclaim in China and Japan, hitting five million players within its first four months. In Azur Lane: Crosswave, the PS4 version of this game uses the Unreal Engine and recreates the beloved Azur Lane character designs in the style of cel-shaded 3D graphics!

Azur Lane: Crosswave features a multitude of your favorite commanders in a 3D light. In the Japanese PS4 screenshot batch, we are introduced to some of the playable characters including Ayanami, Javelin, Prinz Eugen, Laffey, and Ping Hai.”


  • Ships at Bae – Players will need to defeat enemy ships and meet special criteria to unlock and customize new characters. Swap weapons and even cute accessories to fit your needs as the top commander of the seas! With a multitude of characters to collect each equipped with unique strengths and abilities and NPCs to unlock, every player will definitely find their favorite commander to customize!
  • Ready Your Torpedoes and Set Sail – Before you set sail, players can prepare their character units, formations, and equipment. Customizing and preparing your formation ahead of battle is crucial!
  • Glide and Weave – Don’t just sit out there like a buoy! Prepare yourself and input your attacks! Pay close attention to aerial bombs, underwater torpedoes, and incoming projectiles. Launch and aim your torpedoes, shoot down incoming aerial attacks with your anti-air guns, and swiftly glide past any incoming missiles!
  • Unreal Big Fish – Azur Lane: Crosswave uses the Unreal Engine and it brings your favorite 2D characters in the original mobile app comes to life in this 3D, cel-shaded world!


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