Black Clover: Quartet Knights Game's Video Previews 'Crystal Carry' Mode
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the Black Clover: Quartet Knights game for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam began streaming a new gameplay video on Thursday. The video previews the game's "Crystal Carry" game mode. In the game mode, teams must attempt to retrieve and place the crystal on a designated point on the map.
In addition, this year's 33rd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Saturday that Fana will join the game as a playable character. Fana is a rogue mage from the Diamond Kingdom.
The game will launch in the Americas and Europe for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam on September 14. The game will launch in Japan for the PlayStation 4 on September 13. The game will have a closed beta test on July 15 and 16. People who pre-order the game in Japan will receive a download code adding young Yami as a playable character, and a "Black Asta" skin.
The game's playable characters so far include Asta, Yuno, Noelle Silva, Mimosa Vermillion, Gauche Adlai, Magna Swing, Luck Voltia, Yami Sukehiro, young Yami Sukehiro, Vanessa Enoteca, Charmy Pappitson, Klaus Lunette, and Mars. The game will also feature an original female character named Karuna.
The third-person magic shooting game will allow for four-vs.-four matches, and players will make their own teams to participate in cooperative battles and face off against rivals. Da-iCE is performing the game's theme song "Limits."
Yūki Tabata launched the original manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2015, and the manga has more than 4.8 million copies in print. Viz Media is publishing the series digitally and in print in North America.
The television anime adaptation premiered in Japan last October, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles. Funimation began streaming the show's English dub on October 29. The anime will have 51 episodes. The show debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block last December.
Sources: Bandai Namco Entertainment's YouTube channel, Weekly Shonen Jump issue 33
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