BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia has revealed today four new playable fighters from classic manga Yu Yu Hakusho and Hunter X Hunter. Yusuke, Toguro, Kirua and Kurapika have joined the roster of upcoming game JUMP FORCE.
Brand-new Story Characters
Also revealed for the game are four, brand-new, Story characters designed by legendary manga artist, and creator of DRAGON BALL, Akira Toriyama.
This comes alongside the announcement that JUMP FORCE will launch in February 2019 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM®.
Kirua is the third son of the Zoldyck family – the most infamous and deadly assassins of the world. He was expected to join them, but chased his own fate by running away from home to become a Hunter.
Kurapika also had a difficult family history – as the last survivor of his clan. They are both very strong fighters that value their friends and they will do anything to protect them!
Yu-Gi-Oh! – Yugi Muto
The four new characters follow the announcement last week that Yugi Muto, protagonist of Yu-Gi-Oh!, will also be a playable character in the game – fighting with his summoned Duel Monsters cards.
A new real-world stage is also unveiled, the Himeji Castle one of the most famous Japanese site will become an arena for the coming fight. The game will launch with a Season Pass offer that adds nine new characters to the game’s impressive lineup.
Closed Beta test
A Closed Beta Test is scheduled for JUMP FORCE from 12 – 14th October for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Spaces are limited and registration will close on 7th October (6:00am GMT+8) and Closed Beta codes will be sent by emails in the following days.
JUMP FORCE will be available in February 2019 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC Digital.