Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown’s second anniversary update lands January 19, sales surpass 2.5m mark

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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown's second anniversary update set to land January 19

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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will receive a special free content update on January 19, Bandai Namco has revealed.

The game’s developer and publisher posted the announcement on the official Ace Combat Twitter account, which included a YouTube trailer that shows what fans of the series can expect from tomorrow’s patch.

The reveal comes as Ace Combat 7 observes two significant milestones. The arcade-style flight combat title celebrates its second anniversary this week, and the game recently hit the 2.5m global sales mark. As a thank you, Bandai Namco will release a commemorative Ace Combat 7 second anniversary wallpaper for fans to download alongside the update that will be free for all players.

The second-anniversary patch will add in several skins and emblems for players to adorn their fighter jets with. In total, there will be 10 skins and 10 emblems to choose from, including a glow-in-the-dark X-02S Strike Wyvern skin and two 25th Anniversary Nugget emblems. You can see the full list of items available below.


  • Scarface Skin (Su-37 Terminator)
  • Phoenix Skin (F-22A Raptor)
  • Mobius Skin (F-4E Phantom II)
  • Crow Skin (F-16C Fighting Falcon)
  • Gryphus Skin (F-22A Raptor)
  • Garuda Skin (F-15E Strike Eagle)
  • Ridgebacks Skin (ASF-X Shinden II)
  • UPEO Skin (Su-37 Terminator)
  • UPEO Skin (Typhoon)
  • Glowing Skin (X-02S Strike Wyvern)


  • 25th Anniversary Nugget -Yellow 13-
  • 25th Anniversary Nugget -Mobius 1-
  • Ace Combat 7 2nd Anniversary
  • Shooter
  • Spooky
  • Falco
  • UNF
  • Arrows (Low-Vis)
  • Falco

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is currently available to buy on PC via Steam, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.