Fight for the Destiny of Bloodlines in BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment’s Biggest JoJo Game Ever
Leading video game publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Europe S.A.S. today announced that JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R™, the stylistic anime-based fighting game with a massive and memorable roster of characters, is coming to PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC in fall 2022. Developed by CyberConnect2 Co., JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R immerses players in an authentic video game adaptation that stays true to creator Hirohiko Araki’s captivating art style and stars the anime series’ original Japanese VO actors.
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First introduced in 1987 and adapted to anime in 2012, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure isbest known for its charismatic heroes who drop unforgettable catchphrases and perform over-the-top moves as they pummel each other using martial arts and supernatural skills. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is the biggest game ever in the franchise, bringing together 50 characters from every story arc. Players can experience popular battles from each story and see heroes from different universes interact for the first time, playing as Jonathan Joestar, DIO, Jotaro Kujo, Jolyne Cujoh, daughter of Jotaro and the first-ever female JoJo in the series, and many more.
“The JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure franchise has been meeting more and more success now, and we are happy to be able to release a game that will allow both long-standing JoJo fans and newcomers to have fun battle with their favourite characters,” said Herve Hoerdt, Senior Vice President Digital, Marketing & Content at BANDAI NAMCO Europe S.A.S. “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R offers the biggest roster of a JoJo game with 50 characters, with whom players will be able to create their dream matches, as well as new features like the “Support Attack” tag-team battle system, and a wealth of game mode and content making the game accessible and fun for everyone.”
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R introduces a completely revamped and improved version of the fight system first introduced in 2013, upping the tempo with hit stops, dashes, intricate new combos, and an all-new “Support Attack” tag-team battle system. Game modes consist of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode. The main mode, All-Star Battle Mode, features classic clashes between heroes from prior games in addition to all-new battles, offering more than 100 different battles for players to experience. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R also offers a range of customizable and collectible skins along with unique illustrations that players can unlock and play in Gallery Mode.
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BANDAI NAMCO Europe S.A.S. is a leading global publisher and developer of entertainment content for platforms including, but not limited to, all major video game consoles and PC.
BANDAI NAMCO Europe is producing intellectual property for a global audience, and is building its reputation with franchises such as LITTLE NIGHTMARES™, PARK BEYOND™, and the upcoming UNKNOWN 9™ Awakening – developed by the recently acquired Reflector Entertainment based in Montreal, QC.
BANDAI NAMCO Europe serves as the Headquarters of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. for mainland Europe, which is known for creating and publishing many of the Toy & Entertainment industry’s top franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TAMAGOTCHI™, GUNDAM™, TEKKEN™ and DARK SOULS™.
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