Jump Force: A Crossover Fighting Game that features Naruto, Luffy, Goku & More
Japanese game publisher Bandai Namco is releasing the crossover fighting game Jump Force on 15 February 2019. Jump Force will be released for PS4, Xbox One and Steam on the same day. Japanese players get it one day earlier.
Jump Force was first revealed in E3 2018. It features a crossover of a plethora of characters from Naruto, One Piece, Dragon Ball, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter and more popular Japanese anime/mangas. It is a game based on the Japanese manga Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump.
The last game from the Shōnen Jump series released was J-Stars Victory VS, back in 2015 (the English version), which featured over 52 characters. It was only released for the PS3 and PS4. In Jump Force, there are 42 characters added from the below series:
- Black Clover
- Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
- City Hunter
- Dragon Ball
- Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai
- Fist of the North Star
- Hunter x Hunter
- JoJo's Bizzare Adventure
- My Hero Academia
- One Piece
- Rurouni Kenshin
- Saint Seiya
- Yu Yu Hakusho
Additionally, there are a couple of original Jump Force Characters as well as non-playable characters (NPCs) from Death Note (Light and Ryuuk). Akira Toriyama, the creator of the Dragon Ball series, helped to design and create several characters in the game.
Jump Force has received early access today, 12 February 2019 if you pre-ordered the game. It comes with several bonuses and instant access to DLC characters when they release.
Jump Force is a three-on-three tag team fighting game which features the characters mentioned above. The ultimate crossover plot features the Dragon Ball Z villain Frieza, who attacks New York City. Frieza is initially confronted by Goku, later joined by Trunks, Luffy, Naruto and many other characters.
No spoilers for now, but if you're a fan of popular anime and want to play with characters from a variety of series, this game might suit you!