BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia announced that JUMP FORCE will be available in Thai language for the Southeast Asia region (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia). This will be the very first console game title published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. to be localized with Thai language. The game is due to release on 14th February 2019 for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and 15th February 2019 for PC Digital.
“Thailand is one of the fastest growing gaming market in Southeast Asia propelled by the strong gaming community and it is our key market in this region. We see the potential and the importance of Thai localization. Jump Force is the start of this epic journey and we are excited to continue growing and supporting the Thai gaming community in the months and years to come by.” said Rainel Tan, the General Manager of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia had also revealed today the addition of City Hunter character Ryo Saeba, and Fist of the North Star character Kenshiro to the cast of JUMP FORCE.
Ryo Saeba is the main protagonist in the City Hunter series. Raised as a guerilla fighter, he formed the “City Hunter” team in Tokyo and later became a highly skilled marksman known for executing the “one-hole-shot”. He knows hand-to-hand combat very well.
Kenshiro is Fist of the North Star series’ iconic and main character. Wandering the ravaged world after a post-apocalyptic World, Kenshiro practice the Hokuto Shinken, an ancient martial art rooted in different fighting styles to protect the weak and innocent. His fighting style makes use of the opponents’ 708 Keiraku Hikō, also known as pressure points, to destroy enemy from within.
In addition to the two new characters announced, JUMP FORCE Collector’s Edition was also revealed today.
The Collector’s Edition will contain:
- Full game of JUMP FORCE
- Exclusive Diorama Statue featuring Luffy, Goku, Naruto (30cm)
- Season Pass: including 9 additional characters
- Three Art Boards
Fans will also enjoy the following Digital Bonuses when they pre-order the digital version of the game, or purchase the package game on Day-1 at retail stores:
- Lobby Vehicle – Frieza’s Hover Pod
- Exclusive Avatar Costumes – 3 Tops
- Weekly Shonen Jump Avatar T-Shirt
- Original PlayStation®4 Theme