Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom Development Screenshots Unveiled! Further Details Coming on March 22nd!

Development video is currently region locked to Japan. (screenshots provided)

Exciting news for Gundam fans and VR fans alike, as development of the new virtual reality (VR) video work "Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom" progresses significantly. Today, March 12th, the most recent updates on this highly awaited project were released, marking a watershed milestone in the path to bring this famous universe to life in virtual reality.

"Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom," also known as "Phantom of Silver Ash," represents a groundbreaking collaboration between Bandai Namco Film Works and Atlas V, a Paris-based VR production powerhouse. With distribution helmed by Astrea, a veteran in VR releases, the project is set to premiere on the cutting-edge Meta Quest VR headset, offering fans an immersive experience like no other.

The reveal took place at SXSW 2024 (South by Southwest 2024), a globally renowned creative conference event hosted in the Austin Convention Center, USA. The SXSW2024 panel session saw the participation of notable figures such as Meta's XR producer Ryan Genji Thomas, esteemed director Kenichi Suzuki, and Bandai Namco Filmworks' executive producer Naohiro Ogata.

Kenichi Suzuki, known for his work on "GUNDAM EVOLVE../8 GAT-X105 STRIKE GUNDAM" and "SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors," has been confirmed to direct "Silver Phantom." Fans are excited about the announcement, which promises a blend of Suzuki's visionary direction with the immersive potential of VR technology.

The presentation not only presented the new title, but also discussed the technical hurdles and unique solutions used to translate the Gundam series into VR format. Attendees were given a behind-the-scenes peek at the production process, laying the groundwork for what promises to be a historic release in the world of virtual reality entertainment.

As anticipation grows, the prospect of additional details to be revealed on March 22nd keeps the community on edge. Fans are invited to remain tuned for the next wave of information, which will reveal more about the story, gameplay, and immersive experiences that "Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom" will provide.

For anyone interested in learning more and staying up to date on the project, the official website offers a wealth of information and will most likely be the first source of fresh details as the March 22nd announcement approaches.

"Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom" is more than just a new chapter in the Gundam franchise; it is a bold foray into the future of entertainment, combining classic storytelling with cutting-edge virtual reality technology. As the project proceeds, the enthusiasm and expectations only grow.

Storyboard and Development screenshots via GUNDAM INFO


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