ASSEMBLE YOUR CREW AND PREPARE FOR BATTLE AS BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC. RELEASES ONE PIECE: BURNING BLOOD IN THE AMERICAS
Clash and Brawl with the World’s Most Famous Anime Pirates in a Brand New One Piece Fighting Game
Santa Clara, Calif., (May 31, 2016) — BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. the premiere publisher of anime videogames today launched One Piece®: Burning Blood for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita handheld system, and Xbox One in the Americas. Players in Brazil will be able to enjoy the extreme pirate fighting action on June 3, 2016 on the aforementioned systems. One Piece: Burning Blood will also make its way to PCs via STEAM® in summer 2016.
Developed by Spike Chunsoft Co.,Ltd., One Piece: Burning Blood captures the magic of One Piece by delivering an immersive fighting game experience for One Piece fans with a huge cast of more than 40 playable pirates and 60 support characters. Multiple game modes enable players to experience exciting story sequences from One Piece told through multiple points-of-view in Paramount War Mode. Players can also rack up bounties in WANTED Versus Mode, battle friends on the couch in Free Mode or across the globe in Online Mode, or join a pirate crew and battle for territory against other online crews in Pirate Flag Battle Mode.
“One Piece: Burning Blood creates an incredible opportunity for fans to experience the most memorable One Piece battles with their favorite pirates from the original series.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “Filled with over the top moves, fun characters, and an instantly recognizable art style straight from the One Piece anime and manga series, One Piece: Burning Blood is a blast for all fighting game fans to enjoy.”
One Piece: Burning Blood is rated “T” for “TEEN” by the ESRB and is available for purchase at videogame retailers and digitally on the PlayStation™ Network or Xbox Games Store today in the Americas for the PlayStation 4 system and the Xbox One at a MSRP of $59.99. For the most devoted One Piece fans, an exclusive PlayStation 4 One Piece: Burning Blood Marineford Collector’s Edition is available for purchase for $129.99. Players looking to experience their One Piece: Burning Blood battles on the PlayStation®Vita handheld system will find it available for $39.99. One Piece: Burning Blood will be available for purchase in Brazil starting June 3, 2016.
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®,TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.