Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Announced, Kicks Off 2020 for PC, PS4, and Switch

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, developed by Tamsoft.

Bandai Namco Entertainment have announced Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, developed by Tamsoft.

Based on the classic 1980’s Captain Tsubasa manga by Yōichi Takahashi, the game will tell the “chronicles the athletic exploits of Tsubasa Ozora and the glory and success his teammates experience under his leadership.”

The game will feature offensive and defensive “super moves” reflecting the wild depiction of the sport in the original manga. It will also feature a story mode, local and online versus modes. In addition, the game will feature Japanese voice-over with subtitles in English, Neutral-Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.

The manga and its sequels have sold an estimated 82 million copies, making it one of the top 20 selling manga of all time.

You can find the full run-down (via Bandai Namco Entertainment) below:

A new Captain Tsubasa game is here, 10 years after the release of the previous console game!

Captain Tsubasa is a manga masterpiece, globally beloved even now in 2020.

The new console game will be released as an arcade football game.
Everyone can enjoy exchanging super plays against rivals with up to date graphics!

Key features

The latest Captain Tsubasa game with toon shading and realistic effects!

Part of the globally popular Captain Tsubasa series, this title has anime-like graphics that are familiar even overseas.

The detailed presentation of every single style of our popular characters will heat up battles of the new Captain Tsubasa game!

Super plays clashing in high-speed! “Arcade football action”

This title adopts the arcade football genre that allows gamers to experience super plays in real time, one of the reasons Captain Tsubasa games are so popular.

This is an exhilarating action game that enables players to enjoy scoring goals while performing dream skills against opponents at high speed by mastering the simple controls.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions launches 2020 for Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4.

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