Bandai Namco has announced that Yugi Muto, the hero of Yu-Gi-Oh!, is joining the roster of playable characters in the upcoming Jump Force, the game that sees the greatest heroes and villains from the 50-year history of Shueisha’s influential Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump magazine clash in battle.
Yugi Muto is a lonely boy who loves playing the game but was never blessed with talent. After finding and solving the Millennium Puzzle, an ancient and powerful artefact, Yugi unknowingly became host to Dark Yugi, the spirit of the long deceased Pharaoh Atem. The Pharaoh’s spirit possess and takes control of Yugi in times of danger, he is able to become one of the greatest Duel Monsters players in the world.
Jump Force releases in 2019 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.