Another new game has been confirmed by the publisher of "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution." According to a report from Explosion on May 14, Bandai Namco Games confirmed that "Naruto Online" will be localized for the western markets. The video game is currently being developed at Tencent.
"Naruto Online" is only slated to come out for the PC platform although the game franchise has been popular on other platforms such as the 3DS, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360. The online title is slated to arrive sometime later this year even though not much is currently known about the project. However, Bandai Namco Games promised that more information will be revealed in the near future. The company could use next month's E3 2014 to talk more about "Naruto Online" and other upcoming titles.
2014 is going to end up being a busy year for "Naruto" titles. The aforementioned "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution" will be arriving in Sept. of this year for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. The fighting game adds several exclusive chapters to the story along with a new tournament mode and over a hundred playable characters. The screen located near the top of this article showcase a gameplay sequence from the official "Naruto" Video Game Twitter page.
Customers pre-ordering "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution" are getting several bonuses. The bonuses include Naruto and Sasuke cross-dressing as each other in addition to a samurai armor costume pack for all three main characters of the series.
Bandai Namco Games will also release several Japan-developed titles this year aside from the two "Naruto" games. The company is planning to launch "One Piece Unlimited World Red," " Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment" and "Tales of Xillia" later this summer. Finally, "Tales of Hearts R" is due to come out later this winter after many requests from fans asking the publisher to localized the Vita role-playing game.