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NetEase finally launches English-language version of China hit Onmyoji on iOS

NetEase finally launches English-language version of China hit Onmyoji on iOS

NetEase has officially launched its incredibly popular RPG Onmyoji in the West on iOS following a short soft launch period.

Only the iOS version has launched today, with the Android edition due to launch on February 1st. It had previously been available in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordic region from January 4th.

The English-language edition is fully translated, though NetEase has retained the Japanese voice acting to help target the anime fan audience.

Fight it out

Onymoji is a turn-based team battler using Japanese folktales and mythology to influence its characters and creatures. Along with an extensive single-player campaign, the game also features PvP online battles.

A beta was run for the game in the US and Canada in September 2017, with a plan to release by the end of the year. It has missed only missed this deadline by a month or so.

Outside of Western markets, Onmyoji has secured 200 million downloads. It is also one of NetEase's top performers in terms of revenue, regularly helping the company hit $2 billion in revenues each quarter.


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