Arc System Works have reduced the price of the BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE Basic Edition from ¥4,180 to just ¥1,000 ($9.33) until April 15 with other Arc System Works titles also reduced for the same period by up to 60%. Buy your eShop cards from here and find out how to play Japanese Switch games here.
Arc System Works have updated the Nintendo Switch version of BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE to Version 2.0.1 which fixes a bug with some character-specific items in Tactics Mode. After the update, replay data from previous version cannot be played. Purchase the physical ‘Special Edition’ here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.
Arc System Works have announced the 2D pixel art action game CODE SHIFTER for release on Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbonx One, and Steam on 30 January in Japan (and “soon” overseas) as a digital only title priced at ¥2,000. The game includes characters from the franchises Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, and the River City series, and supports Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, and Korean. A 4-player brawler mini-game “COLORFUL FIGHTERS” is also included. Check out the website here and promo video below.
The full patch notes for the BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE Ver2.0 update are available in Japanese here and in English here. The update launches on 21 November. Pre-order the physical ‘Special Edition’ here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.
The product introduction trailer for the BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE Special Edition which releases on 21 November. Pre-order here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Yumi, Neo Politan, Akatsuki, Blitztank, Hilda, Tohru Adachi, Celica, Elizabeth, and Susanoo character introduction videos also added.
Arc System Works have announced that the BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE 2.0 update on 21 November will also add Celica (BlazBlue), Elizabeth (P4A), Adachi (P4AU), Hilda (Under Night In-Birth), and Susanoo (BlazBlue). The five join Yumi (Senran Kagura Estival Versus), Neo Politan (RWBY), Akatsuki, and Blitztank (Akatsuki Blitzkampf) who are all detailed here. Pre-order the Special Edition here – use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Announcement trailer added below…
Arc System Works will update BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE to Version 2.0 on 21 November with nine new characters including Akatsuki and Blitztank from Akatsuki Blitzkampf, Yumi from Senran Kagura, and Neo Politan from RWBY. Announcement trailer added below along with screenshots. Via Resetera and Reddit.
Edit: BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE Special Edition announced for 21 November priced at ¥6,800 + tax including all DLC and art book. The DLC alone will cost ¥2,700 + tax. Box art also added below…
BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE Price Revision And Update
Arc System Works have permanently reduced the price of BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE in Japan from ¥5,800 to ¥4,104 and the Deluxe Edition from ¥7,800 to ¥6,264. The game will also be updated to Version 1.5 on 21 May with the balance adjustments from the arcade release, plus the 7th DLC character set priced at ¥1,000, and adding Heart Ano, Naoto Kurogana, Kuma／Teddie, and Seth. Buy a physical copy of the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off! Thanks to Naruki.
Arc System Works have announced a huge Version 1.5 update for BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE for mid-May bringing it in-line with the arcade version with both balance adjustments and DLC characters (Heart Ano, Naoto Kurogana, Kuma／Teddie, and Seth) added. Many thanks to Naruki.