Several free update plans and an official United States tournament were also announced.
Get the details below.
Future Update Plans
- Two additional playable characters will be added this summer, followed by two additional playable characters this winter.
- Major updates to all characters and systems.
- Combo damage is now displayed during a fight.
- Increased custom color slots in customize mode.
- Added “Save State and Resume State” to Training Mode Restart.
- Added a new feature to the Replay Mode to make replay viewing more convenient.
- Modified to be able to pass when the number of players in a room is small in a player match.
- Modified player match invitation function for ranked matches.
- Training standby for ranked matches has been modified to make it easier to match.
- Functional modification and improvement of network mode.
- Other major renovations and feature additions planned!
Other Game Updates
- Two new Official Tournament Commemorative Plates can be purchased from the menu screen for 4,000 CP.
- Approximately 400 Free Words added.
- Added simple messages to player matches.
Official Tournament: United States Hosted by Eliphant
- The Melty Blood: Type Lumina Official Tournament: United States Central Qualifier will be held from July 23 to 24; the West Qualifier from September 24 to 25; and the East Qualifier from November 12 to 13. Registration for the Central Qualifier is available now via Battlefy. Registration for the West Qualifier will open on August 29; and for the Easy Qualifier on October 17.
- Qualifier rounds will be held in three districts. The top eight finishers from each qualifying round will be invited to the finals. Qualifier rounds are online, grand finals are offline.
- The live grand finals will be held in December 2022.
- Prizes include:
- All Participants: Limited Color Palette (for those who participated in the first round on the day of the tournament)
- Quarterfinal: Limited in-game customization icon for first place, second place, third place, and fourth to eighth place.
- First Place: Championship Plaque with Player’s Name (shipped after the grand finals).
- Prize Money: $500 per qualifier. Final round offers a total of $5,000.
- Visit the tournament website here.