miHoYo, the studio behind the incredibly popular Genshin Impact, announced a new game called Zenless Zone Zero. It’s an action RPG game billed as “urban fantasy” and will launch on PC and smartphones, with additional platforms coming later.
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Zenless Zone Zero takes place in a post-apocalyptic city, New Eridu, which is the last shelter for civilization following a supernatural disaster known as the “Hollows.” Players assume the role of a “Proxy” and fight creatures called “Ethereals.” Proxies are special professionals who help guide people who explore the Hollows in order to extract resources.
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The game itself will feature action-oriented gameplay and quick-time event combos. A release date has not been revealed yet, but players can register for the upcoming initial closed beta test through the official website.
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