JUMP FORCE DELUXE EDITION, THE ULTIMATE MANGA CROSSOVER, ANNOUNCED FOR NINTENDO SWITCH

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JUMP FORCE DELUXE EDITION, THE ULTIMATE MANGA CROSSOVER, ANNOUNCED FOR NINTENDO SWITCH

Worlds Collide as Heroes and Villains from the Jump Universe Take Their Battles at Home or On-The-Go with Nintendo Switch


SANTA CLARA, Calif., (April 16, 2020) – Leading video game publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. has announced JUMP FORCE Deluxe Edition for the Nintendo Switch console, set to release through the Americas. Take control of mighty heroes and evil villains from popular manga franchises spanning over 50 years of the influential Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, published by Shueisha. Battle with or against characters from DRAGON BALL Z, ONE PIECE, NARUTO, and many other franchises in a knockout brawl for Earth’s survival. 

JUMP FORCE Deluxe Edition comes to the Nintendo Switch with a roster of over 50 playable characters hailing from 16 different Weekly Shonen Jump franchises including all previously released DLC characters from the Season 1 Characters Pass. Players can create a team of three using their favorite characters or discover a new favorite series with the breadth of character options available. Players also have the ability to create their own unique avatar to use in both Story and Versus Modes.

Play against friends and foes through both offline and online battles. A new offline 3 vs. 3 mode is exclusive to the Nintendo Switch version of JUMP FORCE Deluxe Edition, allowing for six friends to each control a character and battle it out together. In this mode each player controls a character on their team of three and will enter the fight when their character is tagged into the battle. Strategic thinking and knowing when to tag players in and out of the battle will be key to success.

“The casual pick up and play nature and multiplayer focus of JUMP FORCE Deluxe Edition lends itself perfectly to Nintendo Switch,” said Stephen Akana, Senior Brand Manager for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “The large roster of players, explosive battles, and new features means limitless fun for players.”

The JUMP FORCE Character Pass 2 has also been announced today for all versions of the game for $17.99. Character Pass 2 will come with five new playable characters, the first being Shoto Todoroki from MY HERO ACADEMIA, and the rest coming from the following manga franchises: YuYu Hakusho, HUNTER X HUNTER, Bleach, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. More information regarding Character Pass 2 will be released at a later date.

Rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB, JUMP FORCE Deluxe Edition will be available for Nintendo Switch with a MSRP of $49.99. JUMP FORCE is now in the Americas for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system system, Xbox One, and PCs via STEAM®. For more information about JUMP FORCE and other titles from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., please visit; https://www.bandainamcoent.com, follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS, or join the conversation on Twitter at: https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

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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.

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