Revolve8: Episodic Dueling launches January 22, 2019 in Japan, February 5 worldwide

Pre-launch set for limited regions on January 17.

Revolve8: Episodic Dueling

Revolve8: Episodic Dueling, Sega’s October-announced real-time strategy game for smartphones, will launch on January 22, 2019 in Japan and February 6 worldwide in more than 100 regions, Sega announced. A pre-launch will occur in Australia, New Zealand, and a limited number of other countries on January 19.

Get the details below.

■ Launch Details

January 17, 2019 Pre-Launch

  • Regions: Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao
  • Languages: Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, French

January 22, 2019 Japan Launch

  • Region: Japan
  • Languages: Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, French

February 5, 2019 Global Launch

  • Regions: United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, and a total of 100 other countries and regions.
  • Languages: Spanish, French, Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese

Note: Release times and dates may change depending on the region.

The game will be available worldwide in five different languages: Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Spanish and French. Players can also choose their preferred language via the options menu.

■ About the Game


  • Senior Producer: Masayoshi Kikuchi (producer of Yakuza, director of Jet Set Radio)
  • Character Designer: Koji Igarashi (creator of the Igavania genre)
  • Character Artist: Ryota-H
  • Sound Producers: Shunsuke Tsuchiya, Yasunori Mitsuda


Revolve8 (official website) is a game based in Imago, an imaginary world of folklore and fairy tales. Every century, war breaks out and a cast of funky Heroes fight for the chance to rewrite their stories and gain fame.

  • Gripping characters created by Koji Igarashi – Characters from well-known fairy tales are reimagined in a unique way by Koji Igarashi. For example, Red Riding Hood is a fashion and social media fanatic while Cinderella is a motorcycle-loving popstar, and many more!
  • Strategically deep, real-time duels – Understand the strengths and weaknesses of your cards, which are classified into Heroes, Minions, Buildings, and Magic. Strategize wisely to win!
  • Guide your strategy with three deck types – When you build a deck, the game will automatically classify it as one of three deck types to help you guide your strategy.
    • Assault Decks: Lets you go deep into enemy lines
    • Siege Decks: Focuses on long-range attacks
    • Counter Decks: Looks for opportunities to counterattack
  • Lead your team to victory with 2 skill types – Each Hero has a Normal Skill and a SP Skill. SP Skills can only be used once in a match by the deck leader, while Normal Skills can be used every 30 seconds by any of the Heroes in the deck. When used correctly, these skills can potentially turn the battle around.
  • Learn the basics with Quests – Clear single-player quests to pick up the basics of battle and understand the strengths and weaknesses of each Hero.

■ Pre-Registration and Launch Rewards

To celebrate the upcoming release of Revolve8, all players will receive the following in-game rewards:

  1. Kintaro
  2. 1,000 gold
  3. Karen
  4. Aladdin
  5. Sinbad
  6. Ring Genie
  7. Urashima Taro
  8. Cinderella
  9. Little Match Girl
  10. Bear
  11. Fairy Godmother
  12. Otohime
  13. Wicked Witch

The pre-registration campaign is still underway with more milestone rewards to be unlocked, so interested players should visit these sites and pre-register now!

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