J-Stars Victory Vs+ makes its way to the Americas in 2015

Bandai Namco Entertainment announced this past Sunday night with the announcement of a United States release of J-Stars Victory Vs+, an updated version of the Shonen Jump party fighter J-Stars Victory Vs released on the PlayStation 3 and Vita in March of 2014.  This updated release will also be released “for the first time ever on PlayStation 4”. In addition to all the current features, the J-Stars Victory Vs+ US release will add an arcade mode for single player action.


For those unfamiliar with J-Stars Victory Vs, the premise of the game is the “J Battle Festival”, a  dream festival that happens once in 45 years” and assembles heroes who exemplify friendship, hard work, and victory. Heroes fight in a 2 v 2 setting, making for dream matches with character spanning the library of Shonen Jump!

The current roster of the game includes:

One Piece

  • Monkey D. Luffy
  • Boa Hancock
  • Akainu
  • Portgas D. Ace

Dragon Ball Z

  • Goku
  • Vegeta
  • Frieza

Toriko

  • Toriko
  • Zebra

Naruto Shippūden

  • Naruto Uzumaki
  • Sasuke Uchiha
  • Madara Uchiha

Bleach

  • Ichigo Kurosaki
  • Sōsuke Aizen
  • Rukia (support)

Rurouni Kenshin

  • Kenshin Himura
  • Makoto Shishio

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo

  • Kankichi Ryōtsu

Gintama

  • Gintoki Sakata
  • Kagura and Sadaharu (support)

Yū Yū Hakusho

  • Yūsuke Urameshi
  • (Younger) Toguro
  • Hiei

Hunter x Hunter

  • Gon Freecss
  • Killua Zoldyck
  • Hisoka (support)

Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukaina Nakama-tachi-

  • Tarō Yamada

Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar

  • Jaguar (support)

Medaka Box

  • Medaka Kurokami
  • Misogi Kumagawa (support)

To Love-Ru

  • Lala (support)

Nisekoi

  • Chitoge Kirisaki (support)

Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

  • Tsunayoshi Sawada (with Reborn)

Beelzebub

  • Tatsumi Oga (with Beelzebub)

Assassination Classroom

  • Koro-Sensei

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

  • Jonathan Joestar
  • Joseph Joestar

Jigoku Sensei Nube

  • Meisuke “Nuubee” Nueno

Neuro – Supernatural Detective

  • Neuro (support)

Kuroko’s Basketball

  • Tetsuya Kuroko (support)

Saint Seiya

  • Seiya

D.Gray-man

  • Allen Walker (support)

Sket Dance

  • Bossun (support)
  • Himeko (support)
  • Switch (support)

Fist of the North Star

  • Kenshirō
  • Raoh

Dr. Slump & Arale-chan

  • Arale Norimaki

Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan

  • Kusuo Saikio

Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo

  • Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo

Tottemo! Luckyman

  • Luckyman

Haikyu!!

  • Shōyō Hinata (support)

Sakigake!! Otoko Juku

  • Momotarō Tsurugi
  • Heihachi Edajima (support)

J-Stars Victory Vs+ releases in the Summer of 2015 for PlayStation 3, 4 and PlayStation Vita in the United States.

About The Author

Clinton Bowman-Christie
Managing Editor, Games & Technology

Teacher's Assistant by day, passionate gamer and wrestling fan by night. This describes Clinton to a T. A Brooklyn, New York resident for all of his life, gaming, Power Rangers, football, basketball and wrestling pretty much comprise a lot of his free time.

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