THE WORLDS OF SOCCER, ANIME, AND VIDEO GAMES CONVERGE IN BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA’S CAPTAIN TSUBASA: RISE OF NEW CHAMPIONS

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THE WORLDS OF SOCCER, ANIME, AND VIDEO GAMES CONVERGE IN BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA’S CAPTAIN TSUBASA: RISE OF NEW CHAMPIONS

Prepare to Score Over-the-Top Goals and Meet Colorful Players & Teams in the Legendary World of Captain Tsubasa

Santa Clara, Calif., (January 21, 2020) – Leading anime video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announced that Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions will be making its long awaited return to video game consoles in the Americas for the PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch, and PCs via STEAM®. Based on the works of series creator, Yoichi Takahashi, the game chronicles the athletic exploits of Tsubasa Ozora and the glory and success his teammates experience under his leadership.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions immerses players in a fantastic anime portrayal of the world of professional soccer. Players will be able to execute an array of powerful offensive and defensive super moves as they battle powerful soccer teams. The game will feature multiple gameplay modes including Story Modes, Versus Mode, and Online Versus Mode.

“We’re excited to take to the pitch and bring Captain Tsubasa back to western console and PC gaming audiences with Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions.” said Dennis Lee, Director of Brand Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “With Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions we’re combining the global excitement surrounding the sport of soccer with the nostalgic appeal of the classic Captain Tsubasa franchise; all presented with anime style and flair. Soccer and anime fans are in for a truly unique and unforgettable experience!”

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions will be coming in the Americas for the PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch, and PCs via STEAM®. Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions will feature Japanese voice-over with subtitles in English, Neutral-Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese. For more information regarding Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions or other products from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., please visit: https://www.bandainamcoent.com, or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS, or join the conversation on Twitter at: https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.  

###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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