Granblue Fantasy: Versus Launches March 3rd in North America

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

XSeed Games have announced the North American release date for Granblue Fantasy: Versus.

As explained in a press release, both physical and digital versions of the game will come with a download code “granting items for the original Granblue Fantasy game on mobile and web browsers.” Players can redeem one of the following rewards:

  • Gold Brick
  • Sunlight Stone
  • Sephira Evolite
  • 10 Damascus Crystals

The physical Premium Edition will contain the game, soundtrack CD, art book, a code for a PlayStation 4 theme and avatar set, and the Color Pack Bundle DLC (Color Pack Sets 1, 2, and 3), all the within an art box for MSRP $79.99.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

The digital “Character Pass Set” will include a code for the game, the code for the PlayStation 4 theme and avatar set, the Color Pack DLC, and the Character Pass DLC for five unannounced characters, and the Lobby Avatar “Nice-Abs Power Vyrn.” This Character Pass Set will be available for $79.99, exclusively on the PlayStation Store.

Finally, the “Digital Deluxe” edition includes everything in the Character Pass set, along with a digital soundtrack, digital art book, and the artwork featured on the Premium Edition box as a PlayStation 4 theme. This will also be exclusive on the PlayStation store for $99.99.

You can find the full break-down on the standard and premium editions below:

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

You can view the launch date trailer below.

Finally, you can find the full run-down on the game (via XSeed Games press release via email) below:

In Granblue Fantasy: Versus, power, skill, and spirit collide in a quest to find the true champion of the sky. Players can take on AI opponents or fight against human opponents in local or online two-player matches.

Japan’s megahit RPG, Granblue Fantasy has topped the charts, charming players across the globe with a plethora of lovable characters and story-driven mechanics. Now, ARC SYSTEM WORKS and Cygames are teaming up to bring the universe to home console in an action-packed head-to-head fighter. Featuring a colorful cast of their most popular “crewmembers,” each with a unique fighting style that is easy to learn but hard to master, Granblue Fantasy: Versus will appeal to fans of Granblue lore and fighting games alike.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus will also include an RPG mode that features an all-new, original story told through beautifully rendered cutscenes. Featuring deep action RPG gameplay, in this mode players take on waves of enemies and formidable Primal Beasts solo or by teaming up with a friend in local or online co-op. Along the way, they’ll develop their fighters with a comprehensive character and weapon upgrade system recognizable to all Granblue Fantasy fans. The mysterious “hooded figure” (a.k.a the “Chaos Bringer”) featured in Granblue Fantasy’s popular “What Makes the Sky Blue” series of events, was revealed at Granblue Fantasy Fes 2019 as the final boss for RPG mode. His true name will be revealed in the game.

Granblue Fantasy: Versus is launching for PlayStation 4 on February 6th, 2020 in Japan, and March 3rd in North America. A date for Europe has not yet been confirmed.

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