During this years E3, Microsoft showed off first time footage of the upcoming 3 vs 3 tag fighting game Jump Force. Jump Force being a nod to Shonen Jump, the legendary weekly comic showcasing some of the most iconic mangas to ever exist. Jump Force will feature several characters from a vast library of franchises ranging from Dragonball to Death Note.
As if Jump Force couldn’t get cooler the game has now added 3 characters from the popular manga and anime Bleach to the fight. Ichigo Kurosaki is no stranger to a fight coming from a background where he has gone to war with many enemies far stronger than those we have seen in other franchises. Ichigo is a Soul Reaper whos job it is to eradicate lost souls who wreak havoc.
Joining Ichigo is his longtime friend and fellow Soul Reaper, Rukia Kuchiki, who is more than capable to hold her own against any opponent. Sosuke Aizen, the series antagonist to Ichigo and company, also makes his way into Jump Force offering a very diverse cast of villains alongside Frieza.
Ichigo and company join announced franchises such as Dragonball, Naruto, Death Note, and One Piece.
Jump Force will be coming to Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2019.