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.
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!
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.
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.