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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Fighting
Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
Developer: CyberConnect2
Release Date: Sept. 2, 2022

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'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R' Comes To EVO 2022 With All-New Demo And Head-to-Head Guest Tournament

by Rainier on July 29, 2022 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R is a stylistic anime-based fighting game with a massive and memorable roster of characters.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R immerses players in an authentic video game adaptation that stays true to creator Hirohiko Araki’s captivating art style and stars the anime series’ original Japanese VO actors.

First introduced in 1987 and adapted to anime in 2012, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is best known for its charismatic heroes who drop unforgettable catchphrases and perform over-the-top moves as they pummel each other using martial arts and supernatural skills. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is the biggest game ever in the franchise, bringing together 50 characters from every story arc. Players can experience popular battles from each story and see heroes from different universes interact for the first time, playing as Jonathan Joestar, DIO, Jotaro Kujo, Jolyne Cujoh, daughter of Jotaro and the first-ever female JoJo in the series, and many more.

With 50 playable characters from all arcs, you can experience popular battles from each story, and see characters from different universes interact for the first time.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R introduces a completely revamped and improved version of the fight system first introduced in 2013, upping the tempo with hit stops, dashes, intricate new combos, and an all-new “Support Attack” tag-team battle system. Game modes consist of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode. The main mode, All-Star Battle Mode, features classic clashes between heroes from prior games in addition to all-new battles, offering more than 100 different battles for players to experience. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R also offers a range of customizable and collectible skins along with unique illustrations that players can unlock and play in Gallery Mode.

Bandai Namco announced that JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R will have an all-new playable demo with new fighters, and a head-to-head fan competition at Evolution Championship Series (EVO) 2022  from August 5-6 in Las Vegas.

Fans will have an opportunity to get hands-on time with the game and enter free exhibition tournaments livestreamed on Twitch at EVO booth #P4.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R will have thirteen demo stations open to attendees at EVO on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6. The demo features offline Versus and Tournament Modes, the Everglades stage from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 6, and all eight JoJo protagonists along with new characters such as Iggy, Shigekiyo Yangu, Diavolo, Gyro Zeppeli, Wamuu, F.F., and Baoh.

On Saturday, Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. will host two Versus Mode open exhibition tournaments, pitting 64 players in single-elimination competitions vying for exclusive JoJo items and a PS5 console as the grand prize.

Fans can check out the tournament and other action from the EVO 2022 show floor on Twitch.

This title is based on the All Star Battle fighting system that was released in 2013. The game design of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R reinvigorates the experience with adjustments to the fighting tempo and the addition of hit stops and jump dashes. With new audio recordings from the Part 6 anime voice actors, the full atmosphere of the animated series is realized. Both fans who have played the original All Star Battle and newcomers will be able to enjoy the experience.

Pre-orders for the game are now open via the game’s official page. Fans can now pre-order the game for all platforms, except for Nintendo Switch digitally. Details on pre-orders for Nintendo Switch will be announced at a later date. All pre-orders will receive a bonus Green Dolphin Street State Prison Jacket costume for Jolyne Cujoh.

  • Standard Edition ($49.99): This includes JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R
  • Digital Deluxe Edition ($69.99): This includes Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R, an Animation Special Event Color Set for the following characters (Jonathan Joestar, Joseph Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, Josuke Higashikata, Giorno Giovanna), and the Season Pass, which grants four new playable characters, two exclusive costumes (Rohan Kishibe First Appearance Costume” & “Mohammed Avdol’s Father? Costume”), and two days of early access to all Season Pass characters.
  • Collector’s Bundle ($99.99): This includes JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R, an Animation Special Event Color Set for the following characters (Jonathan Joestar, Joseph Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, Josuke Higashikata, Giorno Giovanna), and a Special Color version of the Grandista series Jolyne Cujoh 10 in. statue.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is coming to PC on September 1, 2022, followed by Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S on September 2, 2022.


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