Good news for anime and gaming fans across the world: My Hero Academia is about to get its own Battle Royale game! The new video game seems to be called, My Hero Academia Ultra Rumble for now; however, until an official English announcement is made, nothing is confirmed. However, news of the video game is airtight since it was confirmed by Japanese video game publisher Bandai Namco.
The basic premise of the title seems to be working together to use individual abilities to defeat other teams. Read on to find out what the game is about and what the gameplay will be like.
My Hero Academia Ultra Rumble Gameplay and More
According to several reports, the new My Hero Academia game will be a battle royale set in the same world as the superhero universe shown in the anime and manga series. Banda Namco has also revealed that the game will be "free-to-play" and will eventually release for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.
While the game focuses on players' abilities to beat other teams, skill cards are also scattered across stages, and certain techniques are for specific characters. It also appears that one of the main focuses is finding cards for teammates so that the team improves as a whole.
As per the information released so far, it seems that My Hero Academia Ultra Rumble will pit 8 teams of 3 players against each other for a total of 24 per match. A closed Beta test is also slated to run for the PS4 version of the game in Japan sometime during February. The test will feature 12 characters, including both heroes and villains: Midoriya, Bakugo, Todoroki, Asui, Uraraka, All Might, Cementoss, Mt. Lady, Shigaraki, Dabi, Toga, and Mr. Compress.
The official website indicates that further playable characters will be available when the video game is officially released. Bandai Namco has not shared a specific release date for the My Hero Academia video game yet. While no English announcement has been made yet either, Bandai Namco has a history of bringing the various My Hero Academia video games to North America.
Check out the gameplay for My Hero Academia Ultra Rumble (in Japanese) below: