Bandai Namco officially unveils a trailer for My Hero Ultra Rumble, a 24-player team-based battle royale set in the My Hero Academia universe.
With my hero academia, it is not surprising that this is a property that has been adapted into many video games. In addition to fighting games like my hero’s justicethere have also been a few mobile spin-offs like My Hero Ultra Impact, a 3 vs 3 combat RPG that uses gacha mechanics to summon popular characters from the franchise. The series will take on another genre of gaming, battle royale, with Bandai Namco’s next game My Hero Ultra Rumble.
My Hero Ultra Rumble was first revealed in an issue of Japanese magazine Weekly Jump. It claims that players can compete in 24-player multiplayer battle royales, with teams of three. It also showed a few playable characters with heroes such as Katsuki Bakugo, All Might, and Izuku “Deku” Midoriya, as well as villains such as Tomura Shigaraki. Bandai Namco recently uploaded a trailer that gives a bit more information on what to expect from this anime-based battle royale.
The trailer for My Hero Ultra Rumble begins with Midoriya in the USJ Training Center, where he is part of a three-team with his teammates Bakugo and Todoroki. Each hero has a unique set of skills, which are demonstrated in this trailer. For example, Midoriya can run across terrain and even use a whip to swing through buildings using One For All, while Bakugo can travel fast using his Explosion quirk to propel himself forward. Todoroki can also summon slabs of ice that can create paths for his teammates to cross. Midoriya and Bakugo can get into third-person shooter stances in order to use their quirks.
A number of my hero academiaVillains from will also be playable, including Tomura Shigaraki, Himiko Toga, Dabi, and even Mr. Compress. A number of professional heroes outside of All Might are also playable, such as Cementoss and Mt. Lady in her giant mode which towers over other playable characters. Fan-favorite students are also featured in the trailer, such as Ochaco “Uravity” Uraraka and Tsuyu “Froppy” Usui.
A little like Justice of my hero 2this game will have an English dub, with voice cast members like Justin Briner, Chris Sabat and Clifford Chapin reprising their roles. My Hero Ultra Rumble will also have a closed beta test, where players can register for a chance to participate. If a fan attended Anime Expo, they can enter a priority pre-registration code to have a better chance of being part of the closed beta. Although the game is cross-platform, this closed beta will only be available on PS4.
My Hero Ultra Rumble is in development for PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
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