Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game's 8th DLC Character is Obito Uchiha
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's eighth issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that the eighth DLC character for Bandai Namco Entertainment's Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker game will be Obito Uchiha. Similar to other DLC character packs, the character will be playable, and the pack will also include Ninjutsu techniques available for players' avatars, and a new set of outfits and weapon accessories.
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, Orochimaru, the fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze, the second Hokage Tobirama Senju, and the first Hokage Hashirama Senju. Shueisha announced in the first 2019 issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on December 3 that Tsunade will be the seventh DLC character.
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."
Source: Weekly Shonen Jump issue 8
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