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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R release date set for September 2022

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R

Publisher Bandai Namco and developer CyberConnect2 announced the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R release date is set for September 2022.

The new JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R release date is set for September 1st in Japan and on September 2nd worldwide, across Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. A new “early access demo” including online play will be available on PS4 and PS5, but further details weren’t shared.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is coming in both a standard $49.99 retail and digital edition, a $69.99 digital deluxe edition (includes the Season Pass with four new characters, costumes, and colors), and a $99.99 Bandai Namco Store-exclusive collector’s bundle, which includes all of the above plus a Jolyne Cujoh figurine.

Here’s a new trailer:

English version

Japanese version

Here’s a rundown on the March 2022-announced game:

Developed by CyberConnect2 Co., JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R immerses players in an authentic video game adaptation that stays true to creator Hirohiko Araki’s captivating art style and stars the anime series’ original Japanese VO actors.

First introduced in 1987 and adapted to anime in 2012, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is best known for its charismatic heroes who drop unforgettable catchphrases and perform over-the-top moves as they pummel each other using martial arts and supernatural skills. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is the biggest game ever in the franchise, bringing together 50 characters from every story arc. Players can experience popular battles from each story and see heroes from different universes interact for the first time, playing as Jonathan Joestar, DIO, Jotaro Kujo, Jolyne Cujoh, daughter of Jotaro and the first-ever female JoJo in the series, and many more.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R introduces a completely revamped and improved version of the fight system first introduced in 2013, upping the tempo with hit stops, dashes, intricate new combos, and an all-new “Support Attack” tag-team battle system. Game modes consist of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode. The main mode, All-Star Battle Mode, features classic clashes between heroes from prior games in addition to all-new battles, offering more than 100 different battles for players to experience. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R also offers a range of customizable and collectible skins along with unique illustrations that players can unlock and play in Gallery Mode.

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