Launching in 2018, Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 is the third installment in the Gundam: Battle Operation game series, following Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation and Gundam: Battle Operation NEXT.
Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 is a free-to-play battle action game featuring over 300 mobile suits where players can enjoy realistic mecha combat on the battlefield. By February 2021, the game exceeded three million downloads. Due to its commercial success Battle Operation 2 has been awarded Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation Partner Award for two consecutive years.
The game is celebrating its 4th anniversary by adding the iconic RX-0 Unicorn Gundam from the widely successful Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn anime series. Beginning July 27 to August 24, the mobile suit will be added to the game a part of a limited supply drop campaign, among other prizes and limited time missions.
Battle Operation 2 describes the mobile suit as: Unicorn Gundam was produced to be the driving force in exterminating Zeon. The performance of this mobile suit is designed to be unmatched. By using data collected over the years about Psychoframe technology, Unicorn Gundam uses its NT-D system to enhance its abilities and destroy its enemies.
Along with the Unicorn, players can enjoy a generous amount of supply drops during the campaign, and battling the titanic mobile armor AMA-X7 Shamblo in the battle simulator. The Shamblo appeared in the Unicorn anime’s fourth installment, “At the Bottom of the Gravity Well” piloted by Neo Zeon’s Loni Garvey.
Beginning in 2010, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn(or Mobile Suit Gundam UC) adapted the bestselling novel of the same name into a seven-part OVA(original video animation) series directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi and scripted by Yasuyuki Muto. The novel was published by Kadokawa Shoten from 2007 to 2009, penned by Harutoshi Fukui with character designs by celebrated animator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and mechanical designs by Hajime Katoki.
Universal Century 0096. Three years after the last conflict between Neo Zeon and the Earth Federation Forces, the tentative peace of the Earth Sphere is about to be shattered again. Cardeas Vist, the head of the powerful Vist Foundation, has decided to hand over “Laplace’s Box,” the secret of the Foundation’s prosperity, to the supposed enemy, Neo Zeon. Banagher Links, a student at the space colony Industrial 7, rescues a mysterious girl who calls herself Audrey Burne. Audrey is seeking to prevent a war, but it seems she has come too late. As Banagher’s home colony is devastated by the attacks of the enemy mobile suit Kshatriya, he finds his strange destiny and is forced to fight in the formidable weapon system known as the Unicorn Gundam.
Source: Official Website