FAST & FURIOUS CROSSROADS SPEEDS ONTO PLAYSTATION 4, XBOX ONE AND PC IN MAY 2020

The immersive new experience that expands the Fast & Furious saga features voiceover performances from Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson—as well as an all-star cast of new crew members

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia, Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Slightly Mad Studios today announced Fast & Furious Crossroads, a team-based, vehicular-heist action game set in the adrenaline-fueled Fast & Furious universe. Coming to PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC, the game is set to launch in May 2020. The Ninth Chapter in the Fast & Furious film saga hits U.S. theaters May 22, 2020.

Featuring an authentic storyline, and packed with heroes, gadgets, cars and non-stop cinematic-style action, Fast & Furious Crossroads will deliver pulse-pounding gameplay both in single player story mode and a soon-to-be-revealed multiplayer mode.

The Fast & Furious Crossroads story mode expands the Fast & Furious universe—with Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson reprising their roles as Dom, Letty, and Roman in an action-packed adventure set across stunning global locations.

Joining the cast are Sonequa Martin-Green (STAR TREK: Discovery, The Walking Dead) and Asia Kate Dillon (BILLIONS, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum).

 Players will travel from the streets of exotic locales to the murky world of international espionage, pulling off high-speed heists and stunts as they battle to take down a new threat.

Fast & Furious remains one of the most beloved franchises of all time and continues to innovate in extraordinary ways,” said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production, Universal Games and Digital Platforms. “Fast & Furious Crossroads is an authentic experience that stays true to the series by amplifying the signature elements that fans love – a star-studded cast, high-stakes story, over-the-top action, deep family ties and, of course, fast cars.”

“We’re excited to be part of this huge global franchise, and to provide Fast & Furious fans with the opportunity to experience first-hand the action, cars, and gadgets they know and love,” said Katrin Darolle, Director of Publishing, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe. “We are commited to creating and developing compelling games, and Fast & Furious Crossroads joins an ever-growing line-up of games created by BANDAI NAMCO for fans across the globe.”

“As huge fans of the franchise, it’s an honor to be able to expand the Fast & Furious franchise into the world of video games with a brand new story, the introduction of a new crew with ties to beloved characters, and iconic and stunning set pieces,” said Andy Tudor, Chief Creative Officer, Slightly Mad Studios. “With Easter eggs throughout for fans and an intense multiplayer experience, Fast & Furious Crossroads is a thrilling collision course that puts players behind the wheel.”Fast & Furious Crossroads is being developed by Slightly Mad Studios, which was recently acquired by Codemasters, an award-winning British video game developer and publisher, specializing in high-quality racing games. The game will launch in May 2020 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

MY HERO One’s Justice 2 Releases on 13th March 2020 in Southeast Asia

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that MY HERO One’s Justice 2 for PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, PC via STEAM® and Xbox One (Digital Version) will release on 13th March 2020 in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia)! In addition, we will also be revealing information on retail Day-1, digital early purchase bonus and previous purchaser bonus.


Bonus for Retail Day-1 & Digital Early Purchase

Purchase physical package copy of the game from retail store on launch day, or early purchase of a digital copy of the game on PlayStation Store, Xbox Live or STEAM® to enjoy the following bonus digital downloadable contents (DLC):

  1. Nomu + 2 Playable Characters (Early Unlock)
  2. Unique Fiery Mustache, Unique Suneater Visor, Unique Mirio Helmet, Unique Ruffian Horns, Uwabami Ring Unique
*All designs are for illustration purpose and actual product may differ.

Bonus for MY HERO One’s Justice Saved Data

Izuku Midoriya Special Customized Item* (in-game item)

*To redeem the bonus Izuku Midoriya Special Customized Item for PlayStation®4, Xbox One or STEAM® version ‘MY HERO One’s Justice 2’, you will need saved data from the respective platform version of ‘MY HERO One’s Justice’.

  • Contents may be subject to change without prior notice.
  • All designs are for illustration purpose and actual product may differ.
  • Please be informed that due to limited quantities, it will only be available while stock last.
  • The bonus is sealed and shrink wrapped on the package front.
  • Bonuses are all in-game contents. Please check the official website for more details on the bonuses.
  • Internet connectivity is required to redeem the bonus product code. The PlayStation®4 version requires a Sony Entertainment Network account, Xbox One version requires Xbox Live account, STEAM version requires a STEAM account.
  • Product code will only be usable once by the validity period till 12th March 2021.
  • The bonus for Digital version will be available until 7th April 2021.
  • Please note that the playable character Nomu has different specifications from other normal playable characters.
  • 2 playable characters will be released early and can be used by advancing the game. *Retail Day-1/Digital early purchase privilege / Previous purchase privilege may be distributed at a later date.
  • Please check the official website for details on benefits and redemption.

About My Hero One’s Justice 2

With season 4 airing in October 2019, the popular original series “My Hero Academia” acclaimed by Weekly Shonen Jump welcomes MY HERO One’s Justice 2! The game will be built in a much larger scale than the previous work, which was well-received as a fighting action game! It will be available on PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, PC via STEAM® and Xbox One (Digital release)! Clash head-to-head in the fighting arena and enjoy the thrilling action battle with the superhuman ability “Quirk”!

Big Mom & Kaido joins ONE PIECE Pirate Warriors 4 as playable characters in the game!

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce the latest trailer for ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4 for PlayStation🄬4, Nintendo Switch™ and Xbox One.

In this trailer, Captain of the Big Mom Pirates, Charlotte Linlin, and the Governor-General of the Beasts Pirate, Kaido, from the “Four Emperors” will be introduced as part of the playable characters in the game. The size, attack range, and power have been greatly magnified into a whole new level as compared to the previous PIRATE WARRIORS series. Watch Big Mom controls the weather with the power of Zeus and Prometheus, which allows attacks of vast range in battles and Kaido transforming into a dragon and destroys many enemies with his brutal attacks. A new unique element, “Aerial Action,” will also be demonstrated in this trailer. Please stay tuned!

What is ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS? The first ONE PIECE × WARRIORS collaboration was released in 2012. Since then, over 4 million copies of this highly popular ONE PIECE game series have been sold worldwide. Fans enjoy and extol the experience of iconic scenes from ONE PIECE in the game story. Simplified controls and thrilling action mowing down countless enemies are the very characteristics of PIRATE WARRIORS series. What is ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4? The latest work title of the highly popular “PIRATE WARRIORS” series sold over 4 million copies worldwide! The game returns with game developer, Koei Tecmo Games ω-Force replicating the battlefield with destructible environment and particle effects based on conceptualized ONE PIECE’s realism. Furthermore, new elements that were once unthinkable in the past PIRATE WARRIORS series are now incorporated into the exhilarating ONE PIECE Action!

ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4 is slated for release on 27th March 2020 for the PlayStation 4, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and PC Digital via Steam with English subtitles and Japanese voice-over in Southeast Asia. Thai subtitles with Japanese voice-over for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch will release on 26th March 2020 (Xbox One and PC via Steam on 27th March 2020).

SWORD ART ONLINE: ALICIZATION LYCORIS Releases on 22nd May 2020 in Southeast Asia

SWORD ART ONLINE: ALICIZATION LYCORIS Releases on 22nd May 2020 in Southeast Asia
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BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC via STEAM® releasing on 22nd May 2020 in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia).

Along with the release date announcement, the physical package Day-1 bonus and a latest trailer with new footage have been released as well.

In the newly released trailer, enjoy the vast “Underworld” in Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris illustrated in beautiful graphics that have evolved from one series to another. The game original heroine Medina will be in the game, as well as Deusolbert and Eldrie from the original anime. Do not miss the game original story that will continue from the final episode of the first half of the anime. What will the world become after a death fight with the administrator? Stay tuned to find out.

Product Available in Southeast Asia
1. PlayStation®4: Physical and Digital Standard Edition, Digital Deluxe Edition
2. Xbox One: Digital Standard and Deluxe Edition
3. STEAM™: Digital Standard and Deluxe Edition

In-game Bonus for Physical Package Standard Edition
1. Asia Exclusive – Winning Original Costume*
*More information on Original Costume Design Contest: https://al.sao-game.jp/contest/

Asia Exclusive – Winning Original Costume Design
Concept art drawn by official game artist

Based on the season 3 of the anime adaptation, the franchises biggest story arc, SWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris features a stirring story faithful to the original anime, supervised by the renowned author Reki KawaharaSWORD ART ONLINE Alicization Lycoris embrace the medieval-fantasy world of the Alicization arc – where players are able to wield great swords, meet knights and come face-to-face with mythical creatures.

SD GUNDAM G GENERATION CROSS LAUNCHES TODAY!

SINGAPORE – 28 November 2019  BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that SD GUNDAM G GENERATION CROSS RAYS has been released today for the PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™ and STEAM® for PC in Southeast Asia. Along with this announcement, a new trailer to celebrate the launch of this game has been revealed today. The launch trailer summarizes the battle scenes, one of the attractions of the “G Generation” series in fast-paced action. Do watch and enjoy this new exhilarating trailer to the end.

What is SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays?

After Genesis, 4 new worlds will cross…

SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays comprises more than 30 works from “Mobile Suit Gundam Wing” series, “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” series, “Mobile Suit Gundam 00” series, and “Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans” series. This latest work of the “G Generation” series lets player experience the stories of various original Gundam series through 4 universes! New and powerful battle scenes are illustrated in high-definition 3D graphics and dynamic cut-scenes. Gather your favourite characters and Mobile Suits from various Mobile Suit Gundam series to train, develop, and form groups! Create your very own team through this unique game system and experience the stories of various Gundam series through this Gundam simulation game.

Trial Version for PlayStation®4 is now available
Save Data from Trial Version can be migrated to the Full Game Version!

PlayStation Store:
Singapore: https://store.playstation.com/en-sg/product/HP0700-CUSA17630_00-ENSDGGENECRRYSDM
Malaysia: https://store.playstation.com/en-my/product/HP0700-CUSA17630_00-ENSDGGENECRRYSDM
Indonesia: https://store.playstation.com/en-id/product/HP0700-CUSA17630_00-ENSDGGENECRRYSDM
Thailand: https://store.playstation.com/en-th/product/HP0700-CUSA17630_00-ENSDGGENECRRYSDM

Trial Version Content
In the trial version, you can play “STAGE 01” of 4 works. “Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Dual Story -G-Unit-”, “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED ASTRAY”, “Mobile Suit Gundam 00F”, “Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Gekko”.

Transfer Content
・ “Scenario Progress Data” and “System Data” can be transferred.
・ “Stage Suspend Data” cannot be transferred.
・ Data from both Standard & Premium G Sound Edition (Package / Download) can be transferred. 

The Trial Version has the following restrictions:
・ Up to LV20 for unit and character growth
・ Up to 2 million capitals (cap.)
・ Up to 50 Cooldown Item

SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays is available now for the PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™ and STEAM® for PC with English subtitles and Japanese voice-over for Southeast Asia.

For more information regarding titles from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia please visit: https://www.bandainamcoent.asia, or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bandainamcoent.asia. Join the conversation on Twitter at: https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoSEA.

SOULCALIBUR VI Season 2 – Arrives on 25 November 2019!

Paid DLC 7 “Hilde” and DLC 8 “Creation Parts Set C” available on 26 November 2019!

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that the premier weapons-based fighting series SOULCALIBUR VI launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Steam will have its Season 2 begin on 25 November 2019. The 7th Paid DLC “Hilda” and 8th Paid DLC “Creation Parts Set C” will be available on 26 November 2019. 

Season 2 Free Update details

Available Date: 25 November 2019

Delivery content:

  • Battle adjustments including adding new skills to all characters
  • New Stage added
  • New Battle System added
  • Other functional improvements

Please view English patch notes for Update Version 2.00 here:  https://www.bandainamcoent.asia/news/soulcalibur-vi-update-ver-2-00-patch-notes/  

Season Pass 2

Season 2 follows with the launch of paid DLC 7 playable character Hilde, and Haohmaru from Samurai Shodown will appear as a guest character too. In addition, each purchase of Season Pass 2 will also come with a bonus of battle BGMs from SOULCALIBUR IV▪V! 

Paid DLC playable character “Hilde”

Available Date: 26 November 2019

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SOULCALIBUR VI Update Ver. 2.00 Patch Notes

We are happy to announce the start of SOULCALIBUR VI Season 2! This new season will bring tons of new content such as new characters, battle mechanics, balance adjustments and more to be revealed!

From 25 November, a new update will improve fighters’ balance and introduce new moves for all the characters, adding new combo possibilities and new ways to overcome difficult situations. In order to provide even more depth to the game, two new Battle Mechanics usable by all characters will also be added : 

  • The Soul Attack, a strengthened strike that can turn the tide of a battle.
  • The Resist Impact, the ultimate defense move capable of repelling any attack including the currently unblockable ones.

You can find the full list of the character changes below.

The next update marks the beginning of SOULCALIBUR VI Season 2.

The Ver. 2.00 update which includes improvements and modifications that address the following issues for PS4/Xbox One/STEAM will be released on 25 November. (Please note that once the patch is applied, the replay data from previous versions can no longer be replayed due to the gameplay fixes and improvements)

Compatibility Support of “Season Pass 2

This update includes compatibility support of “Season Pass 2”.

* “Season Pass 2” will be available from November 26th.

Compatibility Support of the paid DLC7 (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

This update includes compatibility support of the paid DLC7 playable character “Hilde”.

* “Hilde” will be available from November 26th.

* Please note that “Hilde” is included in “Season Pass 2”.

If “Season Pass 2” does not appear in the store, please wait for a while for it to appear.

Compatibility Support of the paid DLC8 (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

This update includes compatibility support of the paid DLC8 “Creation Parts Set C”.

* “Creation Parts Set C” will be available from November 26th.

* Please note that “Creation Parts Set C” is included in “Season Pass 2”. If “Season Pass 2” does not appear in the store, please wait for a while for it to appear.

Additional Creation Items (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

The following Creation Items will be available for everyone after installing this update.

  • Crown Princess Helm
  • Crown Princess Helm (Visor Up)
  • Crown Princess Armor
  • Crown Princess Attire
  • Crown Princess Footwear

Additional Stages (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

The following stages will be available for everyone after installing this update.

  • Silver Wolves’ Haven
  • Grand Labyrinth – Sealed Corridor

* Grand Labyrinth – Sealed Corridor is available only in TRAINING mode.

Battle Adjustments (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

  • Brand new moves will be added to each character.
  • New Battle System “Soul Attack” will be added to the game.
  • New Battle System “Resist Impact” will be added to the game.
  • With this update, Reversal Edge will not shift to Reversal Edge clash when opponent guards the attack.
  • With this update, a character will receive slight damage even when a grapple break is successful (a character will not get knocked out by this damage).
  • We will also make some modifications on gameplay and balance adjustments.
  • We will add an explanation regarding the new battle system to Tutorial Battle in MISSION: Libra of Soul. (Players can learn about the battle systems in “Drona’s Dojo” in MISSION:Libra of Soul.)
  • We will add an explanation regarding the new battle system to Combat Lessons in MUSEUM.
  • Due to the addition of new moves and the balance adjustment, we will update the content of Fighting Style Lessons in MUSEUM.

* For details, please check here.

NETWORK Adjustments (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

  • In RANKED MATCH, we will make a player’s rank move up and down more frequently by adjusting the amount of points that increase/decrease.

This update is intended to make the rank reflect the players’ skill rather than the number of times they have played.

  • In RANKED MATCH, players will be given names according to their ranks.
  • Accordingly, the plate design will be renewed to match the names of each rank.
  • In RANKED MATCH, we will inform the player before a match that will affect the player’s ranks.
  • In RANKED MATCH, we will inform the player after a match when the player’s rank changes.
  • “Search” will be optimized in RANKED MATCH.
  • In CASUAL MATCH, we will add text chat to allow players to communicate freely.
  • In CASUAL MATCH, we will add new fixed phrases.
  • Requirements for uploading replays in the Latest Replays will be changed.

Additional Functions (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

  • We will renew certain UI such as Select Character, Select Stage and Health Gauge.
  • In TRAINING, we will add functions that accommodate the addition of new battle systems.
  • In OPTION, 1 action can now be allocated to 2 different buttons.

Additional Functions for PS4 (PS4)

  • We will add “PS4™ Tournaments” to NETWORK.

*It is a new mode that supports tournaments sponsored by ESL.

Game System Adjustments (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

  • We will fix an issue where the wrong character’s voice gets played during battles.
  • Some text will be revised.
  • We will also make changes that accompany various changes in Season 2 and make improvement of the stability of several movements.

CHARACTER CREATION Adjustments (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

  • We will fix an issue where the facial expressions of some characters becomes different from the expected expression when those characters wear “Great Helm” or “Tracksuit Pants”.
  • There is an issue where when “War Maiden’s Costume” is worn together with “YoRHa Unit Number Two Standard Armor (COLOR2)” or “YoRHa Unit Number Two Skirtless (COLOR2)”, the parts sink very deep into the body of the character wearing them. We will fix this issue by disallowing to wear these parts together.

It will be the same setting as the (COLOR1) version.

  • We will fix an issue where some arm parts would not be displayed properly when they are worn together with “Purge Half-Armor”.
  • With this update, “Rubber Mask” and “Destruction Mask” will not be able to be worn together.

This change will not affect the variations of character appearance a player can create, as they are the combination that, when worn together, would not be displayed.

BAN policies for players who violate the EULA (End User License Agreement) (PS4/Xbox One/STEAM)

We will enforce bans on players who have been confirmed to have violated the EULA that is agreed upon when they first play the game. Please note that players who are repeatedly reported to have violated the EULA are subject to the ban once we confirm such violation has actually taken place.

We are continuously checking and investigating other unexpected issues. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

TOKYO GHOUL: RE CALL TO EXIST – Now Available!

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is proud to announce the release of TOKYO GHOUL: re CALL to EXIST for PlayStation®4 and PC (STEAM) today! 

A Co-op Survival Action Game based on popular manga TOKYO GHOUL and TOKYO GHOUL: re is now available!

In a team of four, get ready for the war against Ghouls and Investigators rages on with one goal — to survive! Work alongside with your team and defeat the looming enemies!


RETAIL & DIGITAL VERSION BONUSES

TOKYO GHOUL :re CALL to EXIST will be available in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia) starting today, for the PlayStation®4 and PCs via STEAM.

[Notes on Retail Day-1 / Digital Early Purchase Bonus]

※ All images shown are for illustration purposes.

※ Contents may subject to change without prior notice.

※ Please be informed that due to limited quantities, it will only be available for redemption while stock lasts.

※ Only available at selected retailers. Please contact your local retailers for more details.

※ Bonus will be enclosed in the package version of the first production. Products with Bonus has a seal on the packaging’s exterior film.

※ Bonus is also included in the digital version.

※ Bonus is included in Digital version downloaded before 11 December 2019.

※P lease be informed that the Bonus may subject to release at a later date.

※ The product code is valid until 13 November 2020. Please note that product code redemption may be terminated without prior notice.

※ Please connect to the PlayStation Network to use the product code. A PlayStation Network account is also required.

※ For more information on this Bonus, please visit the Official Website: https://TokyoGhoulCtE.bn-ent.net/

SUPER ROBOT WARS V, STEAM release date confirmed!

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce the release date of Super Robot Wars V for Nintendo Switch™ and STEAM® on 3 October 2019! STEAM® pre-order is scheduled to start on 19 September 2019. Furthermore, Nintendo Switch™ preload will be available from 5 September 2019.

TEKKEN 7 – Season Pass 3 arrives on 10th September

TEKKEN 7 Season Pass 3 arrives Tuesday 10th September

Take a detailed look at Zafina, the first character released as part of the TEKKEN 7 Season Pass 3 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
TEKKEN 7 Season Pass 3 will add four new characters, a new stage and new features to be revealed.

In addition to Zafina, making her first in-game appearance since TEKKEN 3D: Prime Edition, a brand-new character, Leroy Smith, will be setting foot on the King of Iron Fist Tournament stage for the very first time in Winter 2019. Two further characters will be revealed later.

Also arriving on Tuesday 10th September, a free update will provide the following to all players. Update data Ver.3.00 will include the following elements:

Battle balance adjustment

Made adjustments to game balance for all characters. Please see the details from this page.

 

New function PLAY STATS

PLAY STATS and STAGE WIN RATE functions will be added to PLAYER INFORMATION. 3 TOP STATS from PLAY STATS will be shown in online match.

 

Expanded character select function

Unique costumes for each character will be added to customize slot as Pre-set slots.

 

Adjustment of online rank

Online ranks now start from 1st dan. The rank of characters with a rank from Beginner to 1st kyu will be changed to 1st dan.

 

Renewal of user interface

Elements of the user interface such as main menu or character select will be renewed.

 

Added illustrations to GALLERY

New illustrations will be added to GALLERY of TEKKEN 7.

 

Distribution of character customization effect (PS4 & X1)

Following 3 effects distributed through Ver.2.22 update to STEAM players will be available on all platforms.

  • Heihachi-Kun Effect (Orange)
  • Heihachi-Kun Effect (Red)
  • Heihachi-Kun Effect (Blue)