Believe in Victory; Granblue Fantasy: Versus Now Available on PlayStation®4 in North America
XSEED Games Launches Fighting Game for Chart-Topping “Granblue Fantasy” IP
Torrance, Calif. – March 3, 2020 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc. is proud to announce that Granblue Fantasy: Versus has launched in North America for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Most recently revealed as a main tournament title at the world’s largest fighting game tournament, Evolution Championship Series (aka EVO) 2020, the head-to-head fighter set in the world of Cygames’ hit mobile game, Granblue Fantasy, and developed by legendary fighting game studio ARC SYSTEM WORKS (Guilty Gear, BlazBlue) is available with multiple digital and physical versions tailored to the needs of series fans and newcomers alike. Special digital versions of Granblue Fantasy: Versus include the “Character Pass Set” and “Digital Deluxe” edition on the PlayStation®Store alongside the standard edition; and the physical “Premium Edition” and standalone retail version are available on the XSEED Games Store and at participating retailers. All versions of Granblue Fantasy: Versus, including the physical and digital standard editions, come with a download code granting items for the original Granblue Fantasy game on mobile and web browsers. Complete details on all editions of Granblue Fantasy: Versus can be found in XSEED Games’ news post.
“Granblue Fantasy: Versus has captured the attention of gamers around the world since its reveal,” said Kenji Hosoi, Executive Vice President of XSEED Games. “We’re thrilled to be releasing this much-anticipated fighting game in North America. Cygames and ARC SYSTEM WORKS have created an exceptional experience that both Granblue Fantasy fans and fighting game enthusiasts of all skill levels won’t want to put down.”
About Granblue Fantasy: Versus
In Granblue Fantasy: Versus, power, skill, and spirit collide in a quest to find the true champion of the sky. Players can take on AI opponents or fight against human opponents in local or online two-player matches.
Japan’s megahit RPG Granblue Fantasy has topped the charts, charming players across the globe with a plethora of lovable characters and story-driven mechanics. Now, ARC SYSTEM WORKS and Cygames have teamed up to bring the universe to home console in an action-packed head-to-head fighter. Featuring a colorful cast of their most popular “crewmembers,” each with a unique fighting style that is easy to learn but hard to master, Granblue Fantasy: Versus will appeal to fans of Granblue lore and fighting games alike.
Granblue Fantasy: Versus includes an RPG mode that features an all-new, original story told through beautifully rendered cutscenes. Featuring deep action RPG gameplay, in this mode players take on waves of enemies and formidable Primal Beasts solo or by teaming up with a friend in local or online co-op. Along the way, they develop their fighters with a comprehensive character and weapon upgrade system recognizable to all Granblue Fantasy fans. The mysterious “hooded figure” (a.k.a the “Chaos Bringer”) featured in Granblue Fantasy’s popular “What Makes the Sky Blue” series of events, was revealed at Granblue Fantasy Fes 2019 as the final boss for RPG mode.
Beelzebub is unlockable as a playable character by completing the RPG mode or by purchasing the season 1 DLC. The season 1 DLC will also include playable characters Narmaya, who is available on the PlayStation®Store now, Soriz, Djeeta, and a fifth to be revealed in the coming days. More details on Beelzebub and the season 1 DLC can be found here.
Developed by Cygames and ARC SYSTEM WORKS and published in North America by XSEED Games, Granblue Fantasy: Versus launched for the PS4™ system on March 3 in North America. The standard physical and digital versions are priced at an MSRP of $59.99, the physical Premium Edition has an MSRP of $79.99, and the digital “Character Pass Set” and “Digital Deluxe” special editions are available on the PlayStation®Store for $79.99 and $99.99, respectively. This game has been rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB. Marvelous Europe is publishing the game for PS4™ system in European territories. The PC version will be available on March 13 exclusively on Steam.
More information about the game can be found at the newly launched product website www.granbluefantasyvs.com. Fans can also follow XSEED Games on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch and get in depth info from their developer blog on Tumblr.
About XSEED Games:
XSEED Games is the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., which is a publicly traded company listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Formed in 2004 and located in Torrance, California, XSEED Games publishes interactive entertainment content for PC and consoles from the Marvelous portfolio as well as from a wide variety of third-party partners. Whether it’s Marvelous properties such as STORY OF SEASONS (Bokujo Monogatari), SENRAN KAGURA, and Rune Factory, or third-party titles such as the Corpse Party, AKIBA’S TRIP, and The Legend of Heroes: Trails series, XSEED Games has grown its reputation among gamers with its critically acclaimed localizations and commitment to fans, remaining ever dedicated to its “indie spirit, player-first” approach.