Granblue Fantasy Versus, the preventing recreation adaptation of the cell RPG franchise Granblue Fantasy, can be launching in Japan very soon–February 6, 2020–but it is coming westward not lengthy after. Publisher Xseed has announced that the sport goes to launch on March 3, 2020 in North America. This may even be the primary official launch of a Granblue recreation within the West.
The PlayStation 4-exclusive fighter comes from developer Arc System Works, which is well-known for its lengthy historical past of constructing nice preventing recreation sequence comparable to Guilty Gear and BlazBlue. Fans of Granblue also needs to notice that ArcSys has a great monitor report of adapting outdoors franchises to preventing video games as we have seen with Persona 4 Arena Ultimax and Dragon Ball FighterZ. Last 12 months, we streamed Granblue Fantasy Versus throughout its beta section and you’ll take a look at gameplay within the video beneath.
Granblue Fantasy Versus makes use of an identical 2.5D anime-inspired artwork fashion seen within the current Guilty Gear video games and makes use of acquainted components from the RPG to transform them into preventing recreation mechanics. There may even be an RPG Mode that incorporates a story and cutscenes; it’s going to additionally play in another way from a conventional preventing recreation, incorporating a 2D side-scrolling brawler fashion gameplay.
A complete of 11 characters are set to be a part of the launch day roster with 5 deliberate as DLC:
- Chaos Bringer (DLC)
- Narmaya (DLC)
- Soriz (DLC)
- Djeeta (DLC)
- Belial (DLC)
For extra on the sport, make sure to learn our Granblue Fantasy Versus preview from Anime Expo 2019, the place we additionally interviewed artistic director Tetsuya Fukuhara. You may watch the official Granblue Fantasy Versus opening cinematic that was revealed earlier this month.