Torrance, Calif. – February 5, 2020 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc. is pleased to announce that Granblue Fantasy: Versus, the long-awaited 2D fighting gamedeveloped by Cygames and ARC SYSTEM WORKS,will be a main tournament title for the world’s largest fighting game tournament, Evolution Championship Series (aka EVO) 2020.
Evolution Championship Series (also known as EVO) is the world’s biggest fighting game event. Fighting game fans and players from all over the world gather in the venue in Las Vegas, NV, and compete on a level playing field to become top players for a variety of hosted fighting game tournaments. Since its origins in 1996, EVO has become the must-attend event for all fighting game players. Granblue Fantasy: Versus, with its North American release date now confirmed for March 3, is now also confirmed to be one of EVO’s main titles for this year.
About Granblue Fantasy: Versus
In Granblue Fantasy: Versus, power, skill, and spirit collide in a quest to find the true champion of the sky. Players can take on AI opponents or fight against human opponents in local or online two-player matches.
Japan’s megahit RPG, Granblue Fantasy, has topped the charts, charming players across the globe with a plethora of lovable characters and story-driven mechanics. Now, ARC SYSTEM WORKS and Cygames are teaming up to bring the universe to home console in an action-packed head-to-head fighter. Featuring a colorful cast of their most popular “crewmembers,” each with a unique fighting style that is easy to learn but hard to master, Granblue Fantasy: Versus will appeal to fans of Granblue lore and fighting games alike.
Developed by Cygames and ARC SYSTEM WORKS and published in North America by XSEED Games, Granblue Fantasy: Versus will launch for the PS4™ system on March 3 in North America. The standard physical and digital versions are priced at an MSRP of $59.99, the physical Premium Edition has an MSRP of $79.99 and the digital “Character Pass Set” and “Digital Deluxe” special editions will be available on the PlayStation®Store for $79.99 and $99.99, respectively, at launch. This game has been rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB.
More information about the game can be found at the newly launched product website www.granbluefantasyvs.com. Fans can also follow XSEED Games on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch and get in depth info from their developer blog on Tumblr.
About XSEED Games:
XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a wide variety of third-party partners. Whether it’s Marvelous properties such as STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, or third-party titles such as the Corpse Party, AKIBA’S TRIP, and The Legend of Heroes: Trails series, XSEED Games has grown its reputation among gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach.