First announced a couple of months ago, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R now gets a release date of September 2 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and Switch. A PC release via Steam will come a day earlier, September 1.
The game will retail for $49.99 (standard edition – physical and digital) and $69.99 for the digital deluxe edition, which will include a season pass for 4 new characters, bonus costumes (Rohan Kishibe First Appearance Costume and Mohammed Avdol’s Father? Costume), and Animation Special Event Color Set for Jonathan Joestar, Joseph Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, Josuke Higashikata, and Giorno Giovanna.’
Alongside this announcement, Bandai Namco has revealed that an early access demo that will feature online PVP will be coming to the PS4 and PS5 at a yet-to-be-announced date. A new trailer was also revealed, showcasing new characters joining the roster such as Robert E. O. Speedwagon, Mariah, Pet Shop, and Diego Brando.
Watch – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R Trailer
Here is an overview of the game:
Developed by CyberConnect2, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R immerses players in an authentic video game adaptation that stays true to creator Hirohiko Araki’s captivating art style and stars the anime series’ original Japanese voice actors.
First introduced in 1987 and adapted to anime in 2012, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is best known for its charismatic heroes who drop unforgettable catchphrases and perform over-the-top moves as they pummel each other using martial arts and supernatural skills. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is the biggest game ever in the franchise, bringing together 50 characters from every story arc. Players can experience popular battles from each story and see heroes from different universes interact for the first time, playing as Jonathan Joestar, DIO, Jotaro Kujo, Jolyne Cujoh, daughter of Jotaro and the first-ever female JoJo in the series, and many more.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R introduces a completely revamped and improved version of the fight system first introduced in 2013, upping the tempo with hit stops, dashes, intricate new combos, and an all-new “Support Attack” tag-team battle system. Game modes consist of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode. The main mode, All-Star Battle Mode, features classic clashes between heroes from prior games in addition to all-new battles, offering more than 100 different battles for players to experience. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R also offers a range of customizable and collectible skins along with unique illustrations that players can unlock and play in Gallery Mode.
Are you looking forward to the game when it is released in September?