Hero collection RPG Valkyrie Connect is getting a new collaboration event. For a limited time players of Ateam’s popular gacha game will be able to collect characters and gear from Puella Magi Madoka Magica as part of a Valkyrie Connect x Madoka Magica event.
With over 14 million downloads worldwide across Android and iOS since its 2016 launch, Valkyrie Connect is one of the most popular hero collection RPGs on mobile platforms. Light on direct control during combat, the game focuses more on building teams and customizing heroes with a particular set of gear to maximize their effectiveness in the game’s co-op, PVP, and single player modes.
Players will be able to obtain the following exclusive heroes during the event:
- Mami Tomoe
- Madoka Kaname
- Homura Akemi
- Sayaka Miki
- Kyoko Sakura
All of the new heroes start at 3 stars. Those looking beyond new heroes will also be able to obtain 6 different pieces of exclusive gear.
As part of the event players will be able to participate in connect battles against the Sweets Witch, play Puella Magi Cards, and complete missions in order to receive a Puella Magi Bingo. Each of these activities will help players earn some of the new event items.
The Valkyrie Connect x Madoka Magica event is set to run from Jul 4th to July 20th. This is the latest in a long line of collaboration events for Valkyrie Connect, previous collaborations included Street Fighter, Fate/Stay Night, and Evangelion.
Collaboration events are popular with hero collection games as they allow successful games to add a number of new heroes that already have a built in fans and help attract new and returning players. At the same time they give players an incentive to summon heroes using premium currency in order to obtain heroes that are only available for a limited time. An upcoming event for The Alchemist Code will bring in heroes from Final Fantasy XV, while an ongoing event for Master of Eternity has added Hatsune Miku.
Valkyrie Connect is free and contains in app purchases.
Interested? Check out the hero collection game on Google Play.