Netmarble has announced that GRAND CROSS W, the studio’s upcoming 4X strategy sim on mobile, is holding its beta test from August 19th to the 28th. Players can pre-download the game beginning August 7th on Google Play, which means that if you’re an Android user, you can join in right now.
In GRAND CROSS W, players can expect to engage in large-scale combat with 2D anime-style visuals. They’ll team up with the game’s main protagonist Layla and expand their territories, amass their armies, construct structures and train powerful troops. They can also summon hero Transcendents to aid them.
The game also features a variety of game modes such as Single Player stages, World (Field) and Capturing, Castle War, Server vs. Server War, Story Chapters and Territory Expansion and Territory Customization. Troops recruited will bring their own set of skills to the battlefield – for instance, ranged units and air troops let players take the fight across rivers and mountain ranges as well.
During the beta test, players who are valiant enough to occupy the Shrine first will be rewarded with bountiful in-game goodies. Plus, players can also expect to score perks such as a Castle Skin, Portrait Frame and a Name Frame during the official launch.
If you’re keen on joining in on the strategic adventure yourself, you can check out GRAND CROSS W on the Google Play Store now. You can also join the community of followers on the official Facebook page to stay updated on all the latest developments or take a little sneak peek at the clip above to get a feel of the game’s vibes and gameplay as well.