Bandai Namco Hiring For English Localization Director For Blue Protocol

Jason Winter
By Jason Winter, News Editor October 12, 2020
Share:

Bandai Namco's Blue Protocol has a beta test coming up, and it's been all but confirmed as eventually launching in regions outside of Japan. Both of those bits of news come from fan site Blue Protocol DB, so while it's not technically official, the fans at that site generally know what they're talking about and have mostly accurate translations.

The closed beta test will be limited to 15,000 people in Japan only, with registration taking place from today until Oct. 26. The test will run for just three hours on Nov. 7, and you'll start with a pre-made level 25 character. The purpose of the test is translated as saying that it's to "renew the matching system, which had many problems in CBT conducted in April, and to confirm the function when many people perform matching in the same environment as CBT."

Meanwhile, the prospects for the game leaving Japan are looking better and better. Blue Protocol DB also found a job listing for a Localization Director, who will have the primary task of "Supervising the localization of the game based on each region." The new hire will also need "Language ability (English)," which all but confirms that the game will be making its way to North America and perhaps other English-speaking parts of the world. It pays six to eight million yen, or about $57,000 to $76,000, but you'll have to work out of Tokyo, which this site says is the 24th most expensive city in the world. Hope you like ramen!

Share:
Got a news tip? Contact us directly here!

In this article: Bandai Namco, blue protocol.

About the Author

Jason Winter
Jason Winter, News Editor
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

Discussion (2)

Keesasha 2 years ago
Guess they noticed how successful Genshin Impact is, eh?

View 1 reply

You May Enjoy

Guild Wars 2’ Latest Patch Adds Challenge Mode To Old Lion’s Court Strike Mission

Guild Wars 2’ Latest Patch Adds Challenge Mode To Old Lion’s Court Strike Mission

It also introduces the Primordus legendary variant skin collection.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 day ago
Cammy and Ryu Get The Bean Treatment In Fall Guys’ Latest Crossover

Cammy and Ryu Get The Bean Treatment In Fall Guys’ Latest Crossover

The Street Fighter crew joins the chaos.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 days ago
Cozy Comfy Multiplayer: Games To Play With Family And Friends This Holiday Season

💣 Feature | Cozy Comfy Multiplayer: Games To Play With Family And Friends This Holiday Season

Perhaps we should have named this week cozy, chaotic multiplayer…

By Aspen Pash - 6 days ago
24 Entertainment Explains The Origins Of Naraka: Bladepoint In New Documentary

24 Entertainment Explains The Origins Of Naraka: Bladepoint In New Documentary

The action-adventure battle royale game has always stayed true to its original vision.

By Aspen Pash - 1 week ago
Black Desert Online Drops Console Update, Adds New Classes In Both Mobile And PC Versions

Black Desert Online Drops Console Update, Adds New Classes In Both Mobile And PC Versions

There’s a little something for everyone.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
New World Devs Try Out A Different Kind Of Dev Stream Examining Play Styles

New World Devs Try Out A Different Kind Of Dev Stream Examining Play Styles

The short-form series starts with a look at play styles.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago