Azur Lane: Crosswave

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Historical battleships come to life to change the tide of battle!

'In this high-octane 3D Action Shooter, historical battle ships come to 3D life with the help of the Unreal Engine! Control a fleet of cute, but devasting characters and bring any enemy to their knees! Newcomers and returning fans of Azur Lane can play in 4 game modes, including the 100+ battles of Extreme Battle Mode!

Will you be able to sail your fleet to victory, or will you sink into the ocean?

Key Features
Living in a 3D World – The beloved Azur Lane mobile game is now retrofitted for the Switch™ as a 3D action shooter with 50+ characters to recruit from! In the Switch version, play through Story Mode through the lens of newcomers Shimakaze and Suruga, plus Taihou and Formidable!

Switch it Up with 4 Game Modes – With four different game modes to choose from (Story, Extreme, Photo, and Episode), players can see how the story unfolds, duke it out in intense battles, create picturesque moments with 6 of your favorite ships, and watch how other ships interact with one another!

Arm Your Armada – Boost your characters' stats by equipping them with items found after battle or by crafting items. Exchange blueprints to create new gear, convert materials into rare items, and earn special rewards. Experiment with different fleet arrangements before battle for special Fleet Effects - a unique system that provides in-game stat boosts for your fleet!

Ready, Aim, Fire - Control, aim, and fire at incoming battleships, aircraft carriers, and other enemies! Depending on the character’s subtype, players can dash to evade attacks or activate defensive shields, unleash torpedoes or aircrafts, and switch-on character-specific special attacks to defeat unruly enemies!

About Azur Lane
Azur Lane is a side-scrolling shooter created by Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi, originally released in 2017 for iOS and Android platforms. The Shanghai-based publisher, Yostar, published the Japanese and English version of the mobile game, popularizing the game to more mobile users across the world. The game takes place in a world where personified battleships from around the globe engage in side-scrolling shooter gameplay.

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Release date:
February 16, 2021
1 player
Adventure, Action, Role-Playing
Idea Factory
Idea Factory
Game file size:
8.1 GB
Supported Languages:
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

ESRB Rating:

Play online, access classic Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:

Individual DLC

Sirius Episode


Why are you so… serious!?

No Kansen can defeat the Royal Navy's very own, Sirius!


The Sirius DLC unlocks the following:


Main Ship (Playable):

• Sirius


Support Ships:

• London

• Alabama

• Azuma


Story Mode:

• Sirius - Additional Story Mode content

Shiranui's Prized Goods Release Sale


'"You really are an idiot, wasting such precious resources on me…" - Shiranui


Shiranui can be one tough cookie… but don't let her get you down! With the Shiranui's Prized Goods Release Sale, you can grab all the essential resources to wreck any incoming schooners!


The Shiranui's Prized Goods Release Sale includes:

• Twin 100mm (Type 98) Advanced AA Gun  

• Twin 127mm MK12 Advanced Dual Gun

• Triple 155mm Advanced Mounted Gun       

• Sample Triple 152mm Main Gun T0

• Sample Triple 203mm Main Gun T0           

• Sample Triple 150mm Main Gun (SK C/25) T0

• Sample 381mm Mounted Gun T0               

• Sample Triple 410mm Mounted Gun T0

• 533mm Quintuple Advanced Homing Torpedo Mount  

• 610mm Triple Advanced Torpedo Mount

• 533mm Quintuple Advanced Torpedo Mount 

• Twin 40mm Bofors STAAG Mk II T0

• Twin 100mm High-Angle (Type 98) T0       

• Advanced Hawker Sea Fury

• F4U (VF-17 “Pirate” Squad) T0                 

• Advanced Fairey Firefly

• SBD Dauntless (McClusky Division) T0        

• Swordfish (818 Squad) T0

• Advanced Blackburn Firebrand                  

• Advanced Aichi E16A Zuiun

Le Malin Episode


She may be a sleepy Kansen, but don't be fooled! The Royal Navy and Le Malin are prepped and ready for the Joint Military Exercises!

The Le Malin DLC unlocks the following:


Main Ship (Playable):

• Le Malin


Support Ships:

• Essex

• Baltimore

• Centaur


Story Mode:

• Le Malin - Additional Story Mode content

Operation EXP Boost


'"Young Kansen… you are granted a special Operation EXP Boost that contains a special item - the Lead Ship Manual."

A little item like this can come a long way, so use it wisely on your favorite Kansen!

The Operation EXP Boost includes:

• Lead Ship Manual

Roon Episode


Can Roon's turrets defeat the evil song of the Sirens? With Roon's entry into Azur Lane: Crosswave, the Iron Blood Nation is ready to take on any Kansen!

The Roon DLC unlocks the following:


Main Ship (Playable):

• Roon


Support Ships:

• Graf Zepplin

• Deutschland

• Admiral Graf Spee


Story Mode:

• Roon - Additional Story Mode content