Ever wondered what Overwatch would look like if it took an anime slant? Tencent considered the idea worthy enough to explore and came up with an all-new mobile first-person shooter — Ace Force.

The new battle arena shooter is playable on Apple iOS and Google Android devices in its open beta version.

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It’s easy to tell from the gameplay trailer that Ace Force’s styling and mechanics take a lot of inspiration from Overwatch. The major differences are that the character designs are made anime-style and the game’s primary language is Mandarin.

Of course, being a mobile game also sets it apart from Overwatch, and may even offer an alternative for fans of the Blizzard title who are itching to play on their handheld devices.

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Despite similarities with another high-profile game, Ace Force is already building a strong following of its own.

Before the open-beta went live on August 13, more than 13 million gamers from China signed up for the pre-registration. Just days after the open-beta rolled out, Ace Force already climbed to the top of Apple’s App Store downloads chart.

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Those keen on trying out this new mobile shooter can download the game both iOS and Android here.

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