JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch on September 1 in Japan, as well as for PC via Steam worldwide, and for consoles on September 2 worldwide, publisher Bandai Namco and developer CyberConnect2 announced.
An “Early Access Demo” featuring online player-versus-player and practice modes will also be available soon for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. A release date was not announced.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R will be available in a $49.99 physical and digital standard edition, as well as a $69.99 digital Deluxe Edition. The latter includes a Season Pass that grants access to four new playable characters, the Season Pass bonus costumes “Rohan Kishibe First Appearance Costume” and “Mohammed Avdol’s Father? Costume”, and the “Animation Special Event Color Set” for Jonathan Joestar, Joseph Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, Josuke Higashikata, and Giorno Giovanna.
A Bandai Namco Store-exclusive Collector’s Bundle is also available for pre-order for $99.99, which includes a Jolyne Cujoh figurine, “Animation Special Event Color Set” code, and a pre-order bonus code Jolyne Cujoh costume “Green Dolphin Street State Prison Jacket.”
Here is an overview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
All JoJos unite! Fight for your destiny!
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is best known for its charismatic heroes who drop unforgettable catchphrases (“yare yare daze…”) and perform over-the-top moves as they pummel each other using martial arts and supernatural skills.
Now you too can brawl with your favorite characters in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R! The biggest game ever in the franchise, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R brings together 50 characters from every story arc.
With special game modes, experience popular battles from each story and see heroes from different universes interact for the first time!
- Stunning Visuals Authentic to Hirohiko Araki’s Style – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R captures the over-the-top art style that is vintage JoJo, allowing you to experience the JoJo universe with powerful imagery as if Hirohiko Araki’s manga had come to life. Now you too can freely move the characters created by Hirohiko Araki with your own hands, and feel as if you’re inside the manga where graphics and text meet to invoke the characteristic “ゴゴゴゴゴ.”
- 50 Playable Characters from All JoJo Arcs – Jonathan Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, DIO, Jolyne Cujoh, and other characters from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure gather across multiple generations! With 50 playable characters from all arcs, you can experience popular battles from each story, and see characters from different universes interact for the first time!
- A Variety of Game Modes – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R consists of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode. The main mode, All-Star Battle Mode, features not only clashes between characters from the original game, but also brand new battles that are unique to All-Star Battle R. You can play through over 100 battles with various settings and conditions. All-Star Battle Mode also offers special cosmetic skins for characters and unique illustrations that can be enjoyed in gallery mode.
- How the Game has Evolved from the Original All-Star Battle – Based on the All-Star Battle system released in 2014, the game design of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R reinvigorates the experience with adjustments to the fighting tempo and the addition of hit stops and jump dashes. With new audio recordings from the Part 6 anime voice actors, the full atmosphere of the animated series is realized. Both fans who have played the original All-Star Battle and newcomers will be able to enjoy the experience.
Watch a new trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.