Following its initial announcement in May, JP Games Inc’s social RPG title The Pegasus Dream Tour is now available for iOS and Android. It is the first official smartphone game licensed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and seeks to uphold its values ââof diversity and inclusion while raising awareness about the Paralympic Games.
When the game starts, players will create a Mine, an in-game avatar based on the player’s image. After its creation, they will be able to explore the titular city of Pegasus. These mines can be affected by the food and drink they consume in conjunction with the workout they do at the gym. A good diet will allow them to compete for gold medals.
The emphasis is on social iteration in The Pegasus Dream Tour, and players can develop the city by collaborating with each other. At launch there will be two sports to participate in, boccia and 100m sprint. Additional disciplines including wheelchair races, five-a-side football and wheelchair basketball are expected to arrive at a later date.
However, players will not necessarily have to compete against each other to take advantage of these events. They can also attend these different sports and experience visiting sports venues as an observer. At a later date, these in-game events will also include live events such as the Pegasus Avatar GALA Party. It promises to be an unforgettable experience, with more details to be announced at a later date.
The Pegasus Dream Tour will also feature several well-known para-athletes as NPCs. They are:
- Takayuki Hirose (Boccia / Japan)
- Patrick Anderson (Wheelchair Basketball / Canada)
- Holly Robinson (Javelin / New Zealand)
- Silvio Velo (5-a-side / Argentina)
- Manami Tanaka (Wheelchair Tennis / Japan)
- Kohei Kobayashi (Badminton / Japan)
- Rie Ogura (Badminton / Japan)
- Scout Bassett (Athletics / USA)
- Chaiwat Rattana (Athletics / Thailand)
The Pegasus Dream Tour is now available on the App Store and Google Play. It’s a free game with in-app purchases.
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