Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections, the latest installment in the beloved Ultimate Ninja Storm franchise, expands its character roster with the addition of Boruto (Karma), Kawaki, and Jigen.
Publisher Bandai Namco and developer CyberConnect2 confirmed the new characters in a recent trailer, further deepening the gameplay experience in celebration of Naruto anime’s 20th anniversary. The game is coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam sometime in 2023.
The three new characters will join the game’s roster, together with the previously announced Naruto (Baryon Mode) and Sasuke (Supporting Kage). All three new characters incorporate the feature of Karma, a four-point pattern that keeps the spirits of the Ōtsutsuki clan members within, allowing players to unleash powerful techniques on their opponents.
▍Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections New Playable Characters
■ Boruto Uzumaki (Karma)
Awakening activates Karma! Bring down opponents with powered-up ninjutsu!
His whole body is filled with scientific ninja tools! Kawaki transforms himself while toying with his opponents!
Bring down the enemy with a barrage of stakes and overwhelming taijutsu! Whether at close or long range, he has no blind spots!
▍Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections New Combination Secret Techniques
■ Boruto Uzumaki (Karma) and Kawaki’s Combination Secret Technique: Rasengan Unison
A powerful combo move that Kawaki and Boruto showed off in the battle against Boro! When Kawaki puts his hand on Boruto’s back, their Karmas resonate! By combining their power, they create a hypercharged Rasengan!
■ Naruto Uzumaki and Kawaki’s Combination Secret Technique: Rasengan Ensemble
Naruto and Kawaki’s new Combination Secret Technique! Naruto in Kurama Link Mode throws the opponent into the air, and works with Kawaki to pull off a pincer attack! A simultaneous strike using Rasengan and Karma!
▍About Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections
Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections is an upcoming fighting game that will claim the title of the game with the largest roster in the history of the Naruto franchise, with over 124 ninjas, featuring not only new additions from Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, but also legendary shinobi such as Asura and Indra Ōtsutsuki.
The game build on the franchise’s success, offering enhanced graphics resembling the anime, dynamic battles, and support for up to 60 fps on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.