Bandai Namco have announced their newest title – Jump Force, a fighting game featuring the greatest heroes and villains from the 50-year history of Shueisha’s Shonen Jump manga, battling it out in iconic locations across Earth. No release date yet, but it’ll be on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
It’ll feature many classic anime and manga franchises, including Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, One Piece, and many others yet to be announced. You’ll be able to create your dream three character manga/anime tag team, and fight in arenas set against backdrops of famous landmarks around the world. including New York City’s Times Square, and the Matterhorn in the Alps. Using Unreal Engine 4, Jump Force will bring these iconic characters to life in stunning detail.
“JUMP FORCE provides an incredible opportunity for players to discover the rich universe of Shueisha and battle in iconic real-world locations.”, said Hervé Hoerdt (Vice President Marketing and Digital at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe). “To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Shōnen Jump, Shueisha and BNEE are bringing together some of the most beloved manga and anime franchises of all time. We can’t wait to unveil more details on JUMP FORCE in the coming months.”
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