During the Bandai Namco Summer Showcase at Anime Expo 2023, Bandai Namco and developer Byking revealed that they are developing a two-versus-two action game Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash based on the hit manga by Gege Akutami. The game will be available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.
Along with the announcement, a trailer has also been unveiled giving a bit of its gameplay and it seems that it will support single-player locally, and up to four players online.
Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash immerses players in the world of the series, where they form teams from a roster of Jujutsu Sorcerers and Cursed Spirits from the anime to engage in two-versus-two combat. This 3D action brawler allows fans to relive the original story, in which protagonist Yuji Itadori, alongside a memorable cast of characters, battles against supernatural entities known as Curses in modern-day Japan.
“With its unique and compelling storyline and focus on intense action, Jujutsu Kaisen is the perfect anime to leap video games” Bandai Namco Entertainment producer Misaki Kai commented, “Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash stays true to its source material, taking players into this amazing anime universe to live the story and experience the action for themselves.”
The release date was yet to be disclosed and additional details about the game will be announced during the Jujutsu Kaisen Panel Presented by Crunchyroll at Anime Expo 2023 on July 2.
▍Jujustu Kaisen Cursed Clash Gameplay
Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash is a 3D action brawler where players create a team from the anime’s cast of Jujutsu Sorcerers and Cursed Spirits and unleash powerful attacks with the series’ famed “Cursed Techniques” in the form of a two-versus-two combat.
The arena brawls in Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash let fans play through and relive the original story and action of Jujutsu Kaisen, where protagonist Yuji Itadori and a cast of unforgettable characters defend humanity against monsters known as Curses in modern-day Japan. The game remains faithful to the original work with visuals inspired by the series’ distinct aesthetics, with a selection of more than fifteen favorite fighters to choose from, and featuring intense action and explosive animations.
In Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash, players will be able to select their own two-versus-two teams, each capable of executing a wide array of powerful tag-team attacks and combos. Different character combinations will have unique synergies and power dynamics. By completing battles, players increase their fighter’s power level, unlocking stronger attacks as they progress.