New RWBY Video Game

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Arc System Works
Developer: WayForward Technologies
Release Date: 2021

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WayForward Developing New RWBY Video Game

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2020 @ 12:05 p.m. PDT

The upcoming game will let players take control of Team RWBY and use their trademark weapons and abilities to deliver the stylish action that has made RWBY a sensation with audiences worldwide.

RWBY is the first western-style anime to be distributed in Japan and is produced by Rooster Teeth in Austin, Texas.

In a world filled with horrific monsters bent on death and destruction, humanity's hope lies with powerful Huntsmen and Huntresses. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long are four such Huntresses in training whose journeys will take them far past the grounds of their school, Beacon Academy. Though each may be powerful on their own, these four girls must overcome dark forces and work as a team if they truly hope to become the next generation of Remnant's protectors.

Rooster Teeth will deliver an original RWBY story for the game from the show’s writers Kerry Shawcross, Miles Luna and Eddy Rivas. Development of the game will be handled by WayForward, while publishing duties will be split between WayForward and Arc System Works, and creative oversight will be provided by Rooster Teeth. The RWBY video game (final title TBD) is tentatively scheduled to arrive on multiple platforms in 2021.

"It's a massive honor to be trusted with a beloved brand like RWBY," said WayForward Tyrannical Overlord Voldi Way. "Collaborating with the innovators at Rooster Teeth has been a blast, and we think the characters, personality, and style of RWBY are a great match for WayForward's design sensibilities. We hope that fans are looking forward to seeing their favorite Huntresses in action as much as we're looking forward to bringing the game to them."

"To this day and date, I still cannot forget the awe when I first saw Monty's RWBY,” said Mori Toshimichi, Chief Producer at Arc System Works. “At the same time, I cannot thank enough to all of Rooster Teeth for giving us the chance to have RWBY participate in Blazblue Cross Tag Battle. We are also in deep gratitude to WayForward for bringing us River City Girls. And now that we're all in this new RWBY project, I am tremendously thrilled to the coming of this new masterpiece."

Initially revealed during Rooster Teeth's virtual RTX at Home event, the upcoming game will let players take control of Team RWBY — Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long — and use their trademark weapons and abilities to deliver the stylish action that has made RWBY a sensation with audiences worldwide.

"As huge fans of WayForward's and Arc System Works' past games, we could not be more excited," said Shawcross. "Bringing a new RWBY game to life in one of our favorite genres, and with two of our favorite developers, feels like a dream scenario to us."

Additional information about the gameplay, features, distribution, and pricing will be revealed at a later date.


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