Jump Force Has a Release Date, Two New Characters

Anime and manga fans the world over can look forward to playing Spike Chunsoft's fighter at the beginning of 2019.

A surprise announcement at this year's E3, Jump Force has anime and manga enthusiasts excited to go head-to-head as some of their favorite characters from Dragon Ball Z, Hunter X Hunter, One Piece, and more.

Now, for Paris Games Week, Bandai Namco has told these fans when they can; Jump Force is scheduled for release on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on February 15, 2019.

Additionally, a new trailer reveals two characters coming to the roster: Ryo Saeba from City Hunter and Kenshiro from Fist of the North Star.

Slices of manga history, Saeba and Kenshiro both debuted in the 80's, and their inclusion is likely to cause surprise and delight for many following the fighter.

These additions put the confirmed character count at 28, and Jump Force is truly shaping up to be what the E3 announcement suggested: a raucous celebration of all things anime.

Stay tuned to GameSkinny for more news at it develops.


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Published Oct. 25th 2018

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