Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game's New DLC Features 3 Hokage Characters

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Hashirama Senju, Tobirama Senju, Minato Namikaze join game as DLC sets 4-6

This year's 50th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that future DLC for the Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker game will feature the first Hokage Hashirama Senju, the second Hokage Tobirama Senju, and the fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze as playable characters. The three characters will be DLC sets 4-6, out of a total of nine sets.

Bandai Namco Entertainment released the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam in the Americas, Europe, and Southeast Asia on August 31. The game launched in Japan for PlayStation 4 on August 31. The game's season pass includes nine DLC packs and the "Great Sages of the Mount Myouboku" accessory.

Previous playable DLC characters include Jiraiya, Sarutobi, and Orochimaru.

Bandai Namco Entertainment America describes the game:

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker is a high-speed four vs. four multiplayer title that encourages cooperative play through the use of character-specific roles. Characters are split up into four roles: Attack, Ranged, Defense, and Heal. Teams that utilize these four types of characters will be formidable opponents on the battlefield.

Game Jikkyousha Wakuwaku Band perform the game's theme song "Signal."

Sources: Weekly Shonen Jump issue 50, 4Gamer

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