If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

UK launch for free-to-play shooter Ghost in the Shell Online

Nexon also publishing Dirty Bomb and Bleszinski's new project.

Korean publisher Nexon has announced plans to release Ghost in the Shell Online in the West.

The free-to-play first-person shooter will arrive in the UK, US, Europe, Latin America and Australia at some point this year ahead of a worldwide roll-out, Nexon America confirmed.

You may not have heard of Nexon before, but the company's Western arm is making a play for your pocket money by snapping up a selection of "free-to-win" titles.

Nexon America has also signed up Splash Damage's new team shooter, Dirty Bomb, which launched in closed beta on Steam last week.

The publisher will also handle the next game from Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski, developed at his new studio Boss Key Productions.

Ghost in the Shell Online is based around the anime spin-off Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

Players will be able to control and customise their own cyborg, with various powers and skills to unlock. Characters share these abilities with other nearby characters. PVE and PVP will be supported.

See how it looks in the trailer below, which dates from late last year:

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

About the Author

Tom Phillips avatar

Tom Phillips

Deputy Editor

Tom is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and makes sure we put the accent on Pokémon.


More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch