Legendary Manga “Captain Tsubasa” Gets A New Game With “Rise Of New Champions”

by Sage Ashford

Bandai-Namco has announced a new game based on legendary manga/anime Captain Tsubasa. Referred to as Rise of New Champions, the trailer offers some glimpses of the gameplay, which is described as an “arcade football game”. Bandai-Namco has more about the game below:

The latest Captain Tsubasa game with toon shading and realistic effects! Part of the globally popular Captain Tsubasa series, this title has anime-like graphics that are familiar even overseas.

The detailed presentation of every single style of our popular characters will heat up battles of the new Captain Tsubasa game!

Super plays clashing in high-speed! “Arcade football action”

This title adopts the arcade football genre that allows gamers to experience super plays in real time, one of the reasons Captain Tsubasa games are so popular.

This is an exhilarating action game that enables players to enjoy scoring goals while performing dream skills against opponents at high speed by mastering the simple controls.

They’ve also mentioned the game will feature a Story Mode, as well as offline and online modes for versus combat. And it’s been confirmed that up to 4 players can compete at the same time.  It’s releasing sometime in 2020 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. If Captain Tsubasa becomes the success they’re hoping for, could some other sport series be far behind for adaptation? What about Haikyuu or Kuroko’s Basket?

Sage Ashford

A writer with way too many hobbies, Sage can often be found catching up on the latest anime, or reading a stack of comics between Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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