Granblue Fantasy: Versus Confirmed to Launch for PC on March 13
XSEED Games to Release Popular New Fighting Game on Steam with Graphical Customizations, Keyboard, Mouse, Game Pad Support, and Multiple Language Options
Torrance, Calif. – February 27, 2020 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc. today announced that Granblue Fantasy: Versus, the long-awaited 2D fighting gamedeveloped by Cygames and ARC SYSTEM WORKS,will be launching globally for Windows PC via Steam on March 13, in addition to its March 3 launch for the PlayStation®4 entertainment system in North America. The title will release on PS4™ system in Europe from publisher Marvelous Europe on March 27. The PC release will include graphical customization options, support for gamepads as well as keyboard and mouse, both Japanese and English voice options, and text language options including English, Japanese, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish, with Traditional and Simplified Chinese and Korean being added at a later date.
Granblue Fantasy: Versus – which is confirmed as one of the main titles of the world’s largest fighting game tournament, Evolution Championship Series (aka EVO) 2020 – will release for PC with two editions. The standard edition will sell for $59.99, while the Granblue Fantasy: Versus “Character Pass Set” which includes the character Color Pack DLC, the Character Pass DLC for 5 characters, plus the Lobby Avatar “Nice-abs Vyrn,” will be available for $79.99.
Granblue Fantasy: Versus on PC will not include any digital purchase bonus goods for the original Granblue Fantasy game.
About Granblue Fantasy: Versus
In Granblue Fantasy: Versus, power, skill, and spirit collide in a quest to find the true champion of the sky. Players can take on AI opponents or fight against human opponents in local or online two-player matches.
Japan’s megahit RPG, Granblue Fantasy has topped the charts, charming players across the globe with a plethora of lovable characters and story-driven mechanics. Now, ARC SYSTEM WORKS and Cygames are teaming up to bring the universe to home console in an action-packed head-to-head fighter. Featuring a colorful cast of their most popular “crewmembers,” each with a unique fighting style that is easy to learn but hard to master, Granblue Fantasy: Versus will appeal to fans of Granblue lore and fighting games alike.
Granblue Fantasy: Versus will also include an RPG mode that features an all-new, original story told through beautifully rendered cutscenes. Featuring deep action RPG gameplay, in this mode players take on waves of enemies and formidable primal beasts solo or by teaming up with a friend in local or online co-op. Along the way, they’ll develop their fighters with a comprehensive character and weapon upgrade system recognizable to all Granblue Fantasy fans. The mysterious “hooded figure” (a.k.a the “Chaos Bringer”) featured in Granblue Fantasy’s popular “What Makes the Sky Blue” series of events, was revealed at Granblue Fantasy Fes 2019 as the final boss for RPG mode. His true name will be revealed in the game.
Chaos Bringer will be unlockable as a playable character by completing the RPG mode or by purchasing the season 1 DLC. The season 1 DLC will also include playable characters Narmaya, Soriz, Djeeta, and a fifth character to be revealed. More details on Chaos Bringer and the season 1 DLC can be found here.
Developed by Cygames and ARC SYSTEM WORKS and published in North America by XSEED Games, Granblue Fantasy: Versus will launch for the PS4™ system on March 3 in North America and globally for PC via Steam on March 13. Pricing for the PC editions are as follows: “Character Pass Set” will be available for $79.99 and the standard edition will be $59.99.
The Granblue Fantasy: Versus PS4™ system physical and digital editions are priced as follows: The standard physical and digital versions are priced at an MSRP of $59.99, the physical Premium Edition has an MSRP of $79.99 and the digital “Character Pass Set” and “Digital Deluxe” special editions will be available on the PlayStation®Store for $79.99 and $99.99, respectively, at launch. For complete details on all editions of Granblue Fantasy: Versus, visit this XSEED Games news post. The PS4™ version has been rated “T for Teen” by the ESRB. The PC version of Granblue Fantasy: Versus is not rated by the ESRB.