Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is now available worldwide and is free to download on Android, iOS, and Windows (BETA). The open-world RPG was developed by Netmarble and published by Level-5. It also features animation from Studio Ghibli, as well as music by Joe Hisaishi, who is well known for his work on Ghibli movies. It is the latest installment in the Ni no Kuni mobile game series, following Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom (2018) and Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (2011).
In celebration of the game’s worldwide launch, their official Twitter posted an illustration. Check it below:
Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds was originally released in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan in June 2021, while the English version launched on May 25, 2022. The official website describes the story:
“You are about to enter a brand new world in the virtual reality game Soul Divers. But as you explore and become stronger, you’ll realize this world is not a virtual one. A mysterious girl named Rania entrusts you with a mission: Rebuild your kingdom ransacked by powerful foes and save the two connected worlds from certain destruction!“
Aside from its notable animation and music, the game is also rendered in the Unreal 4 Engine, making it known for the incredible graphics and adventure experience. Other in-game experiences include meeting creatures, decorating your own farm, and playing with friends.
“A story where reality and fantasy collide.” Watch the Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds official game trailer below:
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Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds players can also choose and customize their characters. As of writing, the English cast has not yet been revealed. The characters, as well as their respective Japanese voice actors, include:
- Mysterious fencer “Swordsman” (Hiroshi Kamiya)
- Magic spear-wielding “Witch” (Kana Hanazawa)
- Genius gunner “Engineer” (Aoi Yuki)
- Mischievous archer “Rogue” (Maya Uchida)
- Brawny hammer-swinging “Destroyer” (Akio Otsuka)
Watch the full animation trailer below:
Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is now available to download on PC, App Store, and Google Play Store. Visit their website for more game guides and character videos. Ni no Kuni is a series of role-playing video games developed by Level-5. Studio Ghibli provides their animated sequences. An animated film of the same name was also adapted in 2019 by OLM, Inc.
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Source: Official Ni No Kuni English Website, Ni No Kuni Japanese Website