May 10 2018

Arc System Works drops BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle opening animation!!

It is just under a month until the North American release of BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle! Arc System Works drops the opening animation trailer featuring the characters who will be appearing in the game. The open beta for the game is going on right now and will conclude on May 14. The game releases in Japan on May 31 for the Playstation 4 and Switch. The North American release will be English dub and retail for $49.99 for the base game. The Digital Deluxe Edition will include the base game and all six DLC characters for $69.99. Individual character packs featuring three characters for a total of six characters packs will be $4.99, and all character packs together as a separate purchase will be available for US$19.99. Arc System Works will also be releasing a Collector’s Edition.

The base game will include 20 characters and 20 more characters will be available via DLC.
The starting characters will be:
Rachel Alucard, Hazama, Noel Vermillion, Azrael, Iron Tager, Makoto Nanaya, ν-No.13-, and Es (BlazBlue CentralFiction)
Ragna the Bloodedge and Jin Kisaragi (BlazBlue)
Yū Narukami, Yōsuke Hanamura, Chie Satonaka, and Yukiko Amagi (Persona 4 Arena)
Hyde, Linne, Waldstein, and Gordeau (Under Night In-Birth)
Weiss Schnee and Ruby Rose (RWBY)

Confirmed DLC characters as follows:
Platinum the Trinity, Jubei, and Hakumen from BlazBlue CentralFiction
Orie, Carmine, and Vatista from Under Night In-Birth
Kanji Tatsumi, Aegis, and Naoto Shirogane from Persona 4 Arena
Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long from RWBY from BlazBlue CentralFiction

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is a crossover of Arc System Works titles BlazBlue and Persona 4 Arena fighting games, French Bread’s Under Night In-birth, and Rooster Teeth’s RWBY franchise.