Bandai Namco announced today that Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker will launch in North America and Europe on the 31st of August. To celebrate the release date announcement, Bandai Namco released a new trailer for the game, and unveiled the game's Uzumaki Edition, pre-order offers and Season pass.
The trailer reveals two new playable characters: Gaara and Deidara. Gaara the 5th Kazekage is a defense type and his Grand Sand Mausoleum attack will restrict the opponent for a limited time. Deidara, is a ranged type, his special ninjutsu creates clones that will explode after a certain amount of time making him a deadly timebomb user.
The trailer also highlights three modes in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker:
- Flag Battle: Players will have to steal flags from the enemy’s territory and bring it back to their area. The team who collects the most flags while protecting their territory wins!
- Base Battle: The goal here is to score points by keeping control of at least 2 out of 3 barrier areas. The team with the most points at the end of the match win. Hidden Rain Village will be a perfect map for these barrier battles with several buildings to launch surprise attacks using the structure of the stage.
- Combat Battle: Cooperate with your team members to take out as much opponent Ninjas a possible, in an all-out brawl!
Naruto and Boruto fans will also be able to get their hands on the game's special edition, which is titled "Uzumaki Edition". Available for PS4 and Xbox One, this special edition includes the base game, the season pass and one amazing figurine of Naruto and Boruto, the father and his son. The season pass will include 9 DLC packs and the Great Sages of the Mount Myouboku accessory.
Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker will be available for PS4, Xbox One and PC. By pre-ordering the game players will unlock the Naruto 7th Hokage costume and an early access to Pain, a Master that will train their avatar.