New Naruto Game, Legacy Collection Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment have today announced two new Naruto projects in development: Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, the latest addition to the popular game series, and Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy, a remastered collection of four previously released games.

First up, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker is being developed by Soleil Ltd. According to Bandai Namco’s official announcement “this new action game enables players to compete online in 4 vs. 4 matches against other teams to become elite ninja masters. In Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Strikerplayers go head-to-head in 4 vs. 4 battles, with all eight ninjas fighting simultaneously. It features beloved Naruto characters and teams from the series, including Naruto, Sasuke, and Team 7. The game brings a brand-new graphic style with vivid colours and a dynamic third-person ninja gameplay style that enables players to take advantage of the arena environment with vertical running and jumping to elevated areas. Players can choose to play co-op with friends and lead teams to victory to be the top ninjas online.” Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via Steam) in 2017.

Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy was also announced alongside Naruto to Boruta. It contains remastered versions of Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm, Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst, as well as the inclusion of Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 – Road to Boruto. Bandai Namco noted in the announcement that this is the first time that the first three games will be available on current generation consoles, and that the collection will include all of the major downloadable content from throughout the series. The retail release of the collection will also include a Steelbook case, art book and a bonus Naruto anime disc. Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via Steam) in the second half of 2017.

Bandai Namco also announced Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy, which will include the first three Ultimate Ninja Storm games digitally for fans who already own Naruto Shippudden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4. It will release at the same time as the Legacy collection on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via Steam).

Are you excited to relive the Naruto saga on current consoles again? Or will you be jumping into the series for the first time? Let us know in the comments below.


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