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  JUMP FORCE DLC CHARACTER LINEUP ANNOUNCED BY BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC.
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04/18/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

The full lineup of DLC characters for JUMP FORCE have been revealed today by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. The characters hail from a number of popular manga series including NARUTO, Dragon Ball Z, ONE PIECE, BLEACH, HUNTER X HUNTER, and MY HERO ACADEMIA. More information regarding the release date of these characters will be coming at a later date.

 

Also released today is a trailer for upcoming DLC character All Might from My Hero Academia. The trailer for the true “Symbol of Peace” shows off the hero’s impressive range of hard-hitting and quick skills including his ultimate attack, the United States of Smash! The new trailer can be found at the following YouTube address: https://youtu.be/kwWRi1iktd4

 

In addition to All Might and the previously announced Seto Kaiba, JUMP FORCE will receive the following DLC characters:

 

Biscuit Krueger (HUNTER X HUNTER) – A treasure hunter who hides her true age behind a young appearance. While her original form is that of a muscular adult woman, she prefers to stay in her child form to her advantage in gathering intel and deceiving opponents while in combat.

 

Majin Buu (Dragon Ball Z) – A fearsome enemy of Goku and the Z Fighters. Majin Buu’s endless appetite and lust for destruction make him a terrible threat.

 

Madara Uchiha (NARUTO) – A legendary leader of the Uchiha clan and founder of Hidden Leaf Village. He plans to rule the Ninja World as a god and is resurrected as an unstoppable ninja during the Forth Great Ninja War.

 

Trafalgar D. Water Law (ONE PIECE) – A friendly rival to Luffy of the Straw Hat Pirates. Law is part of a group known as the Worst Generation as well as being the captain and doctor of the Heart Pirates.

 

Hitsugaya Toshiro (BLEACH) – A captain of the 10th division of the Gotei 13, a group of Soul Reapers governing the flow of souls between the human world and afterlife realm known as Soul Society.

 

Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez (BLEACH) – Formerly the 6th Espada in Sosuke Aizen’s army. Grimmjow’s brutal and sadistic personality makes him one of the major antagonists of the BLEACH series.

 

Katsuki Bakugo (MY HERO ACADEMIA) – A student in Class 1-A in the U.A. High School. Katsuki is Midoriya’s on-and-off again friend and rival. Katsuki’s Quirk allows him to utilize explosion attacks through special sweat glands in his palms.

 

All DLC characters can be purchased individually or part of the JUMP FORCE Character Pass. The Character Pass retails for $29.99 and includes nine playable DLC characters with four days of exclusive early access to those characters before their official release, as well as new abilities and costume elements to further Avatar customization.

  

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding JUMP FORCE.

 

PR Contacts

Nick O’Leary

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

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Mitch Cavender

fortyseven communications on behalf of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

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