Guangzhou, China, May 26th, 2021.
NetEase Games today announced with great pride and joy that they are working on a brand-new multi-platform Japanese fantasy RPG called “Onmyoji: The World” (NetEase Games made this announcement during the NetEase Connect 2021 conference worldwide live stream).
The newest installment of the critically acclaimed Onmyoji franchise, will serve as a spin-off to the series and will come to multiple platforms in Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
In continuation of the “Onmyoji” timeline based in Japan’s Heian-Kyo period, players are tasked with protecting the city of Kyoto where an unprecedented disaster has plunged the city into an abyssal darkness. The dark forces roaming the city seek to push the world to the edge of its destruction, ending the grips of humanity. Players take on the role of the game’s protagonist who finds themselves on an adventure that encounters many new people, youkai, and enemies.
Onmyoji: The World transports players into a non-traditional Japanese fantasy world that focuses on the coexistence between humans and yokai with immersive battles, vast and great social capabilities, and an adventurous world to journey through, Onmyoji: The World will bring a world filled with exciting gaming experiences.
In Onmyoji: The World, players will take on the role of an Onmyoj where a new land awaits filled with countless adventures and stories. Fight side by side with partners to save this beautiful world from the cruel forces that seek to overtake it.
About Onmyoji: The World
About NetEase Games
NetEase Games is the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999), developing and operating some of the most popular mobile and PC games in markets including China and Japan. As one of the world’s largest incubators of quality online game content, NetEase Games is dedicated to supporting the growth of innovative studios around the globe and growing an international presence along the way. To complement its self-developed games and world-class R&D capabilities, NetEase Games also partners with other industry leaders including Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers to operate some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit neteasegames.com.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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