game news Neymar, more handsome in a mobile game than in FIFA 23?
World soccer star Neymar Jr. is known for his talent that often makes the difference on the pitch, thus finding his place in FIFA 23, the latest soccer game from Electronic Arts. On the other hand, how about finding it in the middle of fights between Mechs? If the idea seems unusual at first glance, however, it has been since Neymar arrived at Mech Arena, a mobile shooting game. Even more fun? It looks better than in FIFA 23.
Neymar in a Mech?
Only available on mobile devices (Android and iOS), Mech Arena is presented as a PvP shooter game and features clashes with Mechs. In your own robot, armed to the teeth and equipped with special abilities, enter the arena to face other players in various game modes and about more than twenty different maps. Developed and published by Plarium, the studio has excelled at developing free-to-play games for mobile and PC since its inception in 2009. With millions of gamers under its belt worldwide, it even quickly became the world leader in the industry and signed Mech Arena in 2021, his last game. Then recently the studio has signed a partnership with NR Sports, opening the door to a world-famous star on the soccer field who is none other than Neymar Jr..
Neymar Jr. outstanding in all aspects
It is through a trailer of just one minute (visible above) that Neymar Jr. is revealed as ambassador of the Mech Arena, trading in his sportswear for a more colorful jacket and a Mech, the soccer field for a combat arena, and the ball for missiles. you would have understood Neymar Jr. Goes From Footballer To Mech Pilot, Time Of A Mech Arena Match Thanks To Latest Game Update. Widely regarded as one of the best soccer players in the world, Neymar Jr. inspired his character mostly through his style and his approach on the pitch. On the skill side, his character borrows all of his power and ability on the field to develop Skills to increase damage and speed.
A partnership that surprises at first glance but the two parties seem delighted with their little collaboration. On the one hand, Ronen Gross, Vice President of Business Development at Plarium says:
We are honored and excited to have such an extraordinary talent join us as a pilot in the Mech Arena. Neymar Jr. is one of the best athletes in the world. His professionalism and his desire to win is what made us choose him as he is in line with the spirit of the game. Working with him has been a real pleasure and we are looking forward to seeing our players enjoy the Neymar Jr driver.
For his part, Neymar Jr. says:
I love video games as much as soccer, so combining them to create a character with my skills and style in Mech Arena was an amazing experience. I can’t wait to join my fans and help them take their game to the next level. I’ll see you in the Arena!
And that’s not all… The icing on the cake for the Brazilian footballer, his modeling seems more accurate in Mech Arena than in FIFA 23. It’s funny when you know that the Electronic Arts football game was released on September 30 on all platforms, including the new generation of consoles, that is, in 2022 against the year 2021 for Mech Arena, playable only on mobile devices…
Finally, note that The Neymar Jr. character will be available for free to all players after accumulating seven days of login, with Mech Arena available for free on Android and iOS.