PQube (London, UK) May 18, 2018 – PQube is pleased to announce that Arc System Works’ BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE, the ultimate anime fighting crossover, will be hitting PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Europe on the 22nd of June 2018.
Players who want to get an early taste of this spectacular new 2v2 brawler will also get the opportunity to participate in the EU online beta, as well as try out the offline demo.
The BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE online beta on PlayStation 4 will be open from May 18th to May 20th and will have the base roster with 20 characters playable. The demo will then be offline, with the 4 lead characters playable, from May 21st until the release date – June 22nd!
BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE, from legendary fighting game creators Arc System Works, sees multiple anime fighting series collide, as favourite characters from BLAZBLUE, UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH, PERSONA 4 ARENA and RWBY clash for the very first time.
To completely refresh the experience for long-time BLAZBLUE, PERSONA 4 ARENA and UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH players – BBTAG introduces completely fresh mechanics and controls – keeping an experience that is still deep and strategic, while offering more accessibility to new players.
Designed from the ground up to create an exciting 2vs2 fighter – BBTAG once again delivers a hyper-fast 2D fighting experience, boasting incredible visuals, animation and effects with the quality and ferocity that have earned Arc System Works a reputation as the finest fighting game craftsmen in the world.
BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE FEATURES:
The ultimate Anime Fighter Cross-Over – Pick freely from characters from BLAZBLUE, UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH, PERSONA 4 ARENA and RWBY
Real-time tag team action – Chose your favourite fighting duo – and then swap between them mid-battle to discover new strategies and combos.
Simple but deep controls – Controls that are easy enough for new players, with no complex inputs – but with sophisticated mechanics to satisfy even the most hardened fighting game veterans.
All new Story Mode – Experience an all new story which brings together, for the first time, your favourite characters from BLAZBLUE, UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH, PERSONA 4 ARENA and RWBY.
Incredible online experience – Arc System Work bring their years of experience to bear on stable and slick online experience – allowing you to battle the best in the world with confidence.
From Zero to Hero in no time – Once again, Arc System Works provide new players with one of their trademark tutorial experiences, letting you get to grips with gameplay mechanics with ease!
BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE will bring the ultimate collision of universes to PS4 and Switch in Europe on June 22n
ABOUT ARC SYSTEM WORKS
ARC SYSTEM WORKS is a Japan-based game development company, renowned for their unique and highly artistic 2D fighting action games. They have a proven track record with their big hit series: Blazblue and Guilty Gear, among many other games of all kinds ofgenre under their belt. From planning to production to marketing, ARC SYSTEM WORKS believes in constant value-adding for their products, striving relentlessly towards the aim of staying ahead in the forefront technology of gaming, and producing flavourful character designs to form the foundation of their extensive Intellectual Properties.
PQube is a publisher, distributor and service provider for the interactive entertainment industry with a global reach through UK, Europe, Middle East, Australia and North and South America from its offices in Letchworth, Paris, Bristol and Bawtry.
As a licensed publisher with Sony, Valve and Nintendo and Apple, PQube’s software division publishes and distributes games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita,Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, PC and digital download and has established a track record of success with major franchises including: Gal*Gun, Chaos;Child, Valkyrie Drive, Cat Quest, White Day, Root Letter, BlazBlue, Guilty Gear, MotoGP, Ride, MXGP, Harvest Moon, Senran Kagura and Steins Gate. PQube’s hardware division designs, manufactures and distributes consoles and accessories including the brand-new Atari ‘Retro’ range, Sinclair ZX Spectrum, SmartBoy, Retron 5, SupaBoy SFC, Sega MegaDrive, Atari Flashback and Blaze Tab. We thank all our partners and acknowledge all game names, brands and trademarks as properties of their respective owners.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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