The world of Naruto is set to expand once more with the upcoming release of NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS. Slated for release on 17th November 2023, fans have been treated to a new system trailer and a sneak peek into the game’s original Special Story mode. Here’s everything you need to know about this highly anticipated game.
A Glimpse into the Gameplay
The new system trailer offers a comprehensive look into the gameplay mechanics. Players can expect:
- Expansive Roster: With over 130 characters to choose from, including 10 new additions, this game boasts the largest roster in any Naruto game to date.
- Dynamic Battles: Players can execute various combos, switch leaders mid-battle, and maintain pressure on their opponents.
- Ninjutsu and Awakening: Elevate your gameplay by selecting up to 6 Ninjutsu abilities. Additionally, players can awaken into a more powerful form, giving them an edge in battles.
- Secret Techniques: Use all your chakra to unleash a potent Secret Technique. With specific character combinations, this can evolve into a Combination Secret Technique.
- Simple Control Mode: A boon for newcomers, this feature allows players to execute powerful combos with just one button press.
- Character Progression: Whether playing solo or online, characters will level up, unlocking customization options and other in-game content like Finish scenes.
NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS offers a plethora of modes to cater to every player:
- Offline Free Battles: Players can choose their path or design their battles against AI. There’s also an option for an offline tournament.
- Online Mode: Test your skills against players globally. Choose between Casual Match and Ranked Match. Note: Online Custom Matchmaking will be available post-launch.
- History Mode: Relive iconic battles from the Naruto series, complete with anime cutscenes, offering a rich narrative experience.
- Special Story Mode: Set during the BORUTO events, this mode introduces a new narrative. Boruto encounters a mysterious man, Merz, who seeks to start a war. What roles will Naruto and Sasuke play? Players will have to dive in to find out.
For those eager to jump into the action, NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS is available for pre-order on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, and PC via Microsoft Windows.
NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS promises to be a thrilling addition to the Naruto gaming universe. With its expansive roster, dynamic gameplay mechanics, and rich narrative experiences, fans are in for a treat come November 17, 2023.
About NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS
Release Date: November 17, 2023 (North America/UK)
Publishers: BNE Entertainment, Namco Bandai Games America Inc.
Genres: Fighting game, Adventure game, Adventure
Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Naruto’s anime debut with NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS, the next entry in the blockbuster Ultimate Ninja STORM series!
For the first time in one game, relive selected scenes from Naruto’s childhood until his final battle with Sasuke through anime scenes and in-game battles.
Players of past Ultimate Ninja STORM games can see it all with updated graphics.
Plus, experience a new story exclusive to the game.
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Source: Bandai Namco