BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle For Arcade Launches Spring 2019 In Japan; Possible Naoto Kurogane Teaser



Arc System Works announced that BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is headed to Japanese arcades in Spring 2019. We also got a look at a new trailer that has what sounds like a possible Naoto Kurogane teaser.

The above is a new trailer for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle’s arcade version in Japan. While it hasn’t been confirmed, the end of the video ends with a voice that sounds a lot like that of Naoto Kurogane (CV: Nobunaga Shimazaki) say “Good grief, what’s next?”

As for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle on arcade, it will be a new version with balance adjustments from the currently available version, with plans to add long-awaited new character(s). The consoles and PC version will get the 1.5 update sometime after the launch of the arcade version.


The arcade game will be available through NESiCAxLive2 and ALL.Net P-ras MULTI Ver.3 as the platforms.


Arcade version menu

Arc System Works got rid of the old 1 credit for 1 play system and went with points. The amount of points requires varies based on whether you play tournament rules or fixed multiplayer rules.


There are plans for three different location tests next month. On February 9 and February 10 they’ll host them over at HEY in Tokyo, Taito Station Phoedra Osu in Aichi prefecture, and Taito Station Osaka Nippombashi.

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is available worldwide on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The arcade version launches in Japan in Spring 2019.

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