My Hero One's Justice 2 Game Heads West in 2020
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Bandai Namco Entertainment America and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe announced on Monday that it will release the My Hero One's Justice 2 (My Hero Academia: One's Justice 2) game for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC in 2020. The companies began streaming a trailer for the announcement. The game will be available to play at Bandai Namco Entertainment America's booth at New York Comic Con from October 3-6.
Izuku Midoriya and Kai Chisaki (Overhaul) will both appear in the game as playable characters.
The game will launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and digitally for Xbox One in Japan at an unspecified date.
The original game shipped for the Switch and PS4 in Japan in August 2018, and then launched for the PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC in Europe and the Americas in October 2018.
The game launched with original 20 playable characters, including: Izuku Midoriya, Katsuki Bakugō, All Might, Tomura Shigaraki, Ochaco Uraraka, Tenya Iida, Shōto Todoroki, Momo Yaoyorozu, Denki Kaminari, Tsuyu Asui, Stain, Shōta Aizawa, Fumikage Tokoyami, Kyōka Jirō, Eijirō Kirishima, Himiko Toga, Dabi, Gran Torino, Muscular, and All For One.
Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia manga previously inspired the My Hero Academia: Battle for All Nintendo 3DS game in May 2016, and the My Hero Academia: Gekitotsu! Heroes Battle arcade card game with accompanying smartphone game, which launched in April 2016. Additionally, the My Hero Academia: Smash Tap smartphone game launched in 2017.
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