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Jump Force release date revealed, bonuses confirmed

Published: 13:48, 26 October 2018
Updated: 13:56, 26 October 2018
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The gong has been bung. Jump Force, Bandai Namco's upcoming crossover anime-manga fighting game has a release date. If that's the news you've been waiting for you might wanna take a look at pre-order bonuses Bandai Namco is offering.

We already knew that Bandai Namco's crossover fighting game is hitting the shelves sometime in February, but now, the exact release date has been confirmed and the fight between Shonen Jump characters begins on 15 February 2019 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Bandai Namco shared a new trailer for the game, in which alongside the release date we also get a closer look at the game's pre-order bonuses. If you decide to pull the trigger and trust Bandai Namco with your wallet, rewards for doing so are Frieza hover pod lobby vehicle and three exclusive costumes, one of them is Super Saiyan armor with a cape, and the other two are from One Piece and Naruto franchises. The trailer also shows off a new fighting stage, set in the ruins of Paris with some of the iconic landmarks like Arc de Triomphe included.

If that's not enough to catch your eye, a new trailer has announced two more characters joining the roster. Kenshiro from Fist of the North Star and Ryo Saeba of City Hunter, and both of them are fully playable. A surprise addition that'll certainly excite the fans of both franchises.

Since its announcement back in July on E3 2018, Jump Force has been highly anticipated by manga and anime fans all over the world. The game will feature a large roster of legendary characters from various franchises such as Goku, Vegeta and Frieza from Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Shiryu and Pegasus Seiya from Saint Seiya, Yugi Muto of Yu-Gi-Oh, Naruto Uzumaki and Sasuke Uchiha from Naruto alongside many other characters from the manga and anime worlds of One Piece, City Hunter Bleach and Hunter x Hunter. 

BandaiNamco Jump Force screenshot of Kenshiro from fist of the north star jumping with outstretched arms Jump Force - A forceful Kenshiro jump

Bandai Namco are looking to bring the unique setting and previously unseen realistic design to their highly anticipated crossover fighting game. Will they succeed? We'll find out on 15 February 2019.

As with all pre-order schemes, AltChar strongly advises against throwing your hard-earned coin at publishers before at least a few reviews are out. But it's your money, so you can put it wherever you like.

Bandai Namco's Jump Force action and fighter showcase

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Bandai Namco and Spike Chunsoft's anime mash-up to end all anime mash-ups is gearing up for a final release. Here are some glimpses at what Jump Force will unleash once it officially releases in February 2019 for PC, Xbox and PS4.

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