Ace Combat 7 Update 1.51 Soars Out With New Difficulty (Update)

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Continuing with it’s 25th anniversary celebration, Bandai Namco has released Ace Combat 7 update 1.51, which adds a new set of aircraft for players to enjoy along with a more casual friendly difficulty.

The update weights roughly 1GB and is currently available on the PS4. It should be rolling out shortly on other platforms. Down below you’ll find the full Ace Combat 7 update 1.51 patch notes, along with a new trailer showing off the new dlc.

Ace Combat 7 Update 1.51 Patch Notes

  • Added the “Casual” difficulty level. “Casual” is a simplified version of the “Easy” difficulty level that makes campaign mode even more enjoyable, and is recommended for those who are new to the ACE COMBAT series.                                   Completion progress for “Easy” and “Casual” difficulties will be combined, and the data with the greater amount of progress will be the data that is saved.
  • Added an option to change the text color of targets You can now change the TGT color to green, blue, and yellow.

Update: We’ve updated the post with the official press release from Bandai Namco listing the new content!

With 25 years of history, ACE COMBAT has taken countless players into the skies to become battle-hardened aces. To celebrate this illustrious history, the Project ACES team has brought back some classic aircraft and weaponry for a new generation of aces to deploy in ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN. Some of the classic aircrafts and weapons coming in the incoming DLC update will include:

Aircraft & Weapon Combos:

  1. CFA-44 “Nosferatu”

    1. ADMM: All Direction Multi-Purpose Missile

    2. EML: Electromagnetic Launcher

    3. IEWS: Integrated Electronic Warfare System

  1. XFA-27

    1. SOD: Stand-Off Dispenser

    2. MSTM: Multiple-Launch Standard Missile

    3. IEWS: Integrated Electronic Warfare System

  1. ASF-X “Shinden II”

    1. RKT: Rocket Launcher

    2. LASM: Long-Range Air-to-Ship Missile

    3. 6AAM: 6 Target Air-to-Air Missile

Here’s the new trailer showcasing the new DLC!

Accompanying these classic aircraft and weapons will be an array of new aircraft skins and emblems that are sure to excite fans. This latest content update is available for purchase today in one package for $12.49 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and STEAM for PC. Players interested in only adding aircraft to their virtual hangar can do so for $4.99 for each aircraft. Lastly, a new Casual-Easy difficulty level will be added to ACE COMBAT 7: SKIES UNKNOWN’s Campaign Mode for free. This new difficulty level has been designed to allow new or casual players to have an easier time accessing the intricacies of the game.

As the trailer states, the new 25th anniversary DLC will be available tomorrow when the PlayStation Network store updates.

That’s all for now pilots, get out there and enjoy the new content!

Update: Bandai Namco has sent out the press release listing the new Classic Armament content which you can see above!