Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle launches November 5 in Japan, debut trailer and details

Card battle RPG gets a release date.

Shadowverse: Champion's Battle

Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle will launch physically and digitally for Switch on November 5 in Japan for 5,980 yen, Cygames announced.

All copies of the game will include a “Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle Battle Set” serial code for the main Shadowverse game, which is only compatible with the PC (Steam), Android, and DMM Games versions of the title.

First-print copies of the physical edition will include the Premium Rare Card “Dark Dragon Forte.” A bonus for the first-print copy of the digital edition will be announced at a later date.

While a western release has yet to be announced, Cygames recently trademarked an English logo for Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle in the United States and Europe.

Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle is a card battle RPG set in the world of the Shadowverse TV anime. Players will become the protagonist in an original story set at Tensei Academy with familiar characters. The game features special summoning scenes, game-original cards, and more that allows players to enjoy heated battles against in-game rivals and friends. It is a single-player game with support for two-player local battles.

Here is an overview of the game, via its official website:

Introduction

On his first day at Tensei Academy, the transfer student protagonist meets Hiiro Ryuugasaki and learns about Shadowverse and the school’s Shadow Club.

The protagonist decides to join the Shadow Club to play Shadowverse. However, the Shadow Club has ceased activity and is on the verge of being shutdown!

Determined not to give up, Hiiro and the protagonist decide to try to revive the Shadow Club. As a result, the protagonist gets wrapped up in various events…

“Your battle evolves”—now!

System

Become the protagonist and go on an adventure in the world of the Shadowverse anime. An original story will unfold with familiar characters at Tensei Academy.

  • The World of the TV Anime Reproduced – The world of the anime is reproduced in the game, from the school to the Shadowverse Stadium and more!
  • Shadow Club on the Verge of Shutdown!? – Use your power to assemble your friends and bring the Shadow Club back from the dead and aim for victory in the Shadowverse tournament!
  • Heated Battles Against Rivals – Put together your strongest deck. What kind of deck you create is up to you!

Characters

  • Protagonist (Male or Female) – The main character. They transfer to Tensei Academy, where they meet Hiiro and friends. Their goal is to revive the Shadow Club. While they do not talk much, they are reliable when needed.
  • Hiiro Ryuugasaki (voiced by Gakuto Kajiwara) – A second-year student at Tensei Academy. He loves Shadowverse and always has it on his mind. His strong heart is a weapon that never allows him to give up, even in a pinch.
  • Lusia Yonakuzi (voiced by Junya Enoki) – A Shadowverse player who attends Obsidian Institute. He possesses overwhelming strength, which drives those he has battled into retirement. He seems to have some sort of secret hidden behind his ongoing desire for power…
  • Mimori Amamiya (voiced by Kaede Hondo) – Hiiro’s classmate. A girl who worries about the fact that she is “normal.” She is afraid of scary things like ghosts.
  • Kazuki Shindo (voiced by Hayato Taya) – Hiiro’s classmate. He is great at sports, but not so great at Shadowverse. He has six little brothers and sisters, and is unexpectedly caring.
  • Kai Ijuuin (voiced by Atsumi Tanezaki) – A Shadowverse player who refers to himself as a “Super Genius.” He has absolute confidence in his ingenuity, like when he proclaims the turn he will win. He is a bit of an eccentric, calling players he does not respect by their full names.
  • Alice Kurobane (voiced by Yui Ogura) – A super famous idol that everyone knows. She is a bit tired of being treated special. While she usually hides it, she love scary things like ghosts.
  • Abelardo Maura (voiced by Yuuichi Iguchi) – A mysterious boy who tends to mess with Hiiro. He enjoys driving his opponents into a corner little by little. What is he hiding behind his smile…?
  • Kagura Kirisame (voiced by Maaya Uchida) – The student council president of Tensei Academy. A girl who sees value in results, she hard on herself as well as others. She always finds herself saying, “It’s basic manners and common sense.”
  • Rei Saotome (voiced by Megumi Ogata) – A student at Tensei Academy. He is faint of heart and constantly nervous.

Premium Rare Card Link

Shadowverse: Champion’s Battle supports NFC links with Premium Rare Cards. By linking a Premium Rare Card with the game, you may get a card with the same design in the game. Premium Rare Cards can be obtained in the Shadowverse Anime Collection and through various bonuses. Collect the cards and put together your deck!

Watch the first trailer below. View a set of screenshots and artwork at the gallery.

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