JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R launches this fall

by Barbara Hadden

Well known for its charismatic heroes, striking art style, and unforgettable catch phrases (“Yare yare daze…”), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is coming to PS4 and PS5! This year marks the 35th anniversary of the original story and the 10th anniversary of the anime adaptation. Alongside those milestones, the long-awaited fighting game, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R, will be released in 2022!

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R launches this fall

Stunning visuals authentic to Hirohiko Araki’s Style

Many fans of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are captivated by Hirohiko Araki’s unique art style. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R captures the passionate character expressions that are vintage JoJo, allowing you to experience the JoJo universe with powerful imagery as if Hirohiko Araki’s manga had come to life.  Now you can freely move the characters created by Hirohiko Araki with your own hands, and feel as if you’re inside the manga where graphics and text meet to invoke the characteristic “ゴゴゴゴゴ“.

50 playable characters from all JoJo arcs

Jonathan Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, DIO, Jolyne Cujoh, and other characters from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure gather across multiple generations! 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.

A variety of game modes

This title consists of All Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode. The main mode, All Star Battle Mode, features not only clashes between characters from the original game, but also new battles that are unique to All Star Battle R. You can play through over 100 battles with various settings and conditions. This mode also offers special cosmetic skins for characters and unique illustrations that can be enjoyed in gallery mode.

How the game has evolved from the original All Star Battle

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.

Stay tuned for more information!