Armored Core 6 Fires of Rubicon: Trailers, gameplay, release date & more

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After Armored Core 6 got announced at the Game Awards, fans of the series speculated how long they’d have to wait until they could get their hands on it. Now, we’ve got a release date. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming title.

After months of speculation and leaks, FromSoftware has finally announced Armored Core 6 Fires of Rubicon. This long-awaited announcement was made at this year’s Game Awards, where a number of exciting details were revealed about the new game.

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The Armored Core series is a third-person shooter that involves monolithic mechs blasting and bashing each other into oblivion. The series has a very loyal fanbase and with the recent success of Elden Ring, players will have high expectations of the upcoming FromSoftware mech title.

So, here’s everything we currently know about Armored 6 including the latest gameplay, release window, trailer, and more.


Armored Core 6 release date

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Armored Core 6 was finally announced at The Game Awards.

Armored Core 6 will release on August 25, 2023. It’s already a stacked year when it comes to new game releases, but fans of the series looking to hop in for the first time in several years are more than willing to carve out some time for the much-anticipated title.

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Armored Core 6 platforms

According to the Armored Core 6 official website, the game will release on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Whether the game will support crossplay and cross-progression between the above platforms remains to be seen.

Armored Core 6 trailers

Armored Core 6’s initial reveal trailer was shown off at the Game Awards, blowing fans of the series away with its new visuals and the fact that a follow-up game to the long series dormant is coming at all.

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A trailer released on April 27, 2023, gave people a bit more detail as to what moment-to-moment gameplay will look like, along with the release date.

FromSoftware’s work on the Souls games and other titles in their recent library have surely contributed to the evolution of the Armored Core games, with fans already in awe of the massive bossfights that were shown off in the trailer.

Armored Core 6 gameplay details

Armored Core 6 gameplay will see players move through massive environments with an emphasis on “rapid maneuverability” and “visceral vehicular combat.”

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The official press release states that Armored Core 6 will feature signature gameplay that will “feature challenging and memorable battles along with a fulfilling progression system and deep gameplay, all of it now powered by assembling mechs and going into combat with massive bosses.”

If that didn’t sound exciting enough, mecha pilots can also customize and assemble their very own AC. Following on from the huge success of Elden Ring, fans of the Armored Core series could be in for a real treat when the game releases later this year.

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We’ll update this guide with more Armored Core 6 information as it arrives, but in the meantime, why not check out our pages for some of 2023’s biggest releases:

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