'Rhythm Hive': Release date, where to download and all you need to know about video game featuring BTS, TXT and ENHYPEN
The game lets players test their sense of rhythm to their favorite songs by BTS, TXT, and ENHYPEN, while accumulating collectible in-game cards for each group's members with various advantages
If you're a lover of K-pop music and video games, get ready for an exciting new project releasing by Big Hit Entertainment. Following the billion-dollar agency's reported acquirement of the music game company Superb, Big Hit Entertainment has announced the launch of their very own music mobile game, titled 'Rhythm Hive'.
Here's all you need to know about 'Rhythm Hive'.
Initially available for pre-order, the full game is out now (officially released on February 4).
Fans can enjoy some of the biggest names in K-pop under the label Big Hit Entertainment, such as boy groups BTS, TXT (TOMORROW X TOGETHER), and ENHYPEN. The game offers an array of their hit songs, including BTS' 'Life Goes On' and their 2020 smash 'Dynamite', TXT's 'Can't You See Me?' and '9 and Three Quarters', and ENHYPEN's 'Given-Taken' and 'Let Me In (20 CUBE)'.
Where to download
The game lets players test their sense of rhythm to their favorite songs by BTS, TXT, and ENHYPEN, while accumulating collectible in-game cards for each group's members with various advantages. 'Rhythm Hive' offers several game modes including both single-player and multiplayer to play with friends from around the world.
Additionally, players will get a chance to grow their favorite idols through diverse activities or missions, and get to see the exclusive concept photos.
There are have been a number of teasers and updates in the build-up to the game's launch. Check some of them out below.
Fans got a chance to look at some gameplay for the first time as the trailer was released earlier today. The thrilling trailer shows a montage of memorable performances from the groups, then opens to some gameplay which announces that you can "select a group to support," or your favorite songs to play with, and players can choose a bias and play with friends across the globe. The trailer is packed with content, so eagle-eyed viewers can spot their favorite artists and songs.
Back in 2019, Big Hit Entertainment was reported to have gained inquisition of the Seoul-based music game company Superb. According to Soompi, the label stated, "We recently completed our acquisition of shares of game company Superb. Superb’s existing management will be unchanged, and they will maintain their unique color and independence as a game company."
Big Hit CEO Bang Shi Hyuk also noted, “Big Hit believes the gaming industry will create a strong synergy with the music industry. We believe that Big Hit will especially thrive in the two industries, so we have been looking into many different opportunities.” He added, “We believe this acquisition will bring a positive value and more possibilities for both companies, as well as the multi-labels that Big Hit is expanding into. Along with our acquisition of Superb, we will continue our partnership with Net Marble in game development.”
Following the release of 'Pianista' and 'Yumi's cells with NAVER WEBTOON', 'Rhythm Hive' is Superb Corp.'s latest and third rhythm game. "Rhythm Hive will demonstrate the synergy when a game meets the music of the Big Hit Labels’ artists. The game is the pinnacle of expertise and knowledge of developers under Superb Corp," said the company in an official statement.