A few extra details for the sequel title, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2
, have been revealed today by Namco Bandai. The Support Character system and online versus play is said to have been “evolved” in preparation for the game’s release this fall.
No specific word other than that has been revealed, but you can feast your eyes on a few new screens to accompany that announcement. Read on for the full online features in terms of matches and the ranking system.
Santa Clara, Calif., (April 19, 2010) – NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today revealed new gameplay features for NARUTO™ SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2. Based on the popular NARUTO SHIPPUDEN animated series from VIZ Media, LLC, the game will deliver an evolved Support Character system and online versus play to let budding ninja around the world to flex their impressive jutsu for all to see. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 is scheduled to be released throughout North America this fall for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
To provide a true ultimate experience, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 will offer various online features including:
· Player Match – Take on rival ninja to sharpen playing skills or just for kicks with the following match types:
o Quick Match: Play deadly ninja roulette with random opponent selection
o Custom Match: Define match settings and pick your battles
o Create Match: Host a match and have challengers come to you
· Ranked Match - Challenge and defeat players around the world to improve your global ranking and become the true ultimate ninja
· Ranking System - Compare your skills and strengths with players the world over and climb your way up the global rankings
Staying true to the anime series, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 immerses players in the mythical world of ninja with new expansive environments, exciting plot twists, explosive battle systems and stunning visuals. The game will also feature a new and improved Support Character system where players can call upon allies for help in battle.
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 is developed by CyberConnect2 and will be available this fall. For more information on the game, please visit www.namcobandaigames.com or www.hokagesroom.com. The NARUTO SHIPPUDEN animated series is currently airing on Disney XD. For more information on NARUTO, and to view free streaming episodes of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, please visit www.naruto.com.