Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game's 18th DLC Character is Naruto as 7th Hokage
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's 16th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Naruto Uzumaki (as the Seventh Hokage in the Boruto anime and manga) will be the 18th DLC character for Bandai Namco Entertainment's Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker game. The character will arrive in the game "soon."
The game's second season pass so far also includes Zabuza Momochi, Haku, Ohnoki, Killer Bee, Sasuke Uchiha (from Boruto), Ino Yamanaka, Might Guy, and Mei Terumi.
The game's first season pass includes nine DLC packs and the "Great Sages of the Mount Myouboku" accessory. Playble DLC characters include Jiraiya, Sarutobi, Orochimaru, the fourth Hokage Minato Namikaze, the second Hokage Tobirama Senju, the first Hokage Hashirama Senju, Tsunade, Obito Uchiha, and Madara Uchiha.
Bandai Namco Entertainment released the game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam in the Americas, Europe, and Southeast Asia in August 2018. The game launched in Japan for PlayStation 4 in August 2018.
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 16
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