Mobile anthropomorphic naval gacha game Azur Lane has its 3rd Anniversary website set up for the global version of the game.
While Azur Lane global official released on May 20, 2019, the open beta started on August 16, 2018. Hence, leading up to the Anniversary in August later this year, various events such as an art contest, cosplay contest, an anniversary live stream and even a performance by Laffey and her band will be conducted.
Submissions for the art contest are currently open and will remain open until July 21, 2021. For more details, refer to the following tweet:
The 3rd Anniversary Art Contest has begun! The keyword is concert, so anything ranging from an epic musical performance to just a glow stick in the background is acceptable~ Get Creative!
— Azur Lane Official (@AzurLane_EN) June 16, 2021
While artists should start drawing, cosplayers can start preparing for the cosplay contest. Cosplayers have until August 11, 11:59 UTC -7 to submit their cosplay of Azur Lane characters. Each submission must be in photo format, and may include up to 15 photos that may feature multiple Azur Lane characters.
The voting period of the cosplay contest will be between August 12 to August 18, 11:59 UTC -7. Winners will be announced on August 19. Prizes of the cosplay contest include a $500 gift card, exclusive trophy, 3rd Anniversary commemorative box and merchandise.
As with most Anniversary events, there will be an anniversary live stream on August 10, 20:00 UTC -7. A special trailer will also be up, with more details to come in the future. In addition, Laffey’s Band will also perform on August 12, 20:00 UTC -7.
Be sure to visit the charming Azur Lane 3rd Anniversary website to learn more.