PlayStation 3

.hack//Versus Playable Roster Includes Kite And Black Rose

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Famitsu.com has revealed three new characters for CyberConnect 2’s .hack//Versus crossover fighting game. Today, they confirmed the original Kite and Black Rose (from the PlayStation 2 .hack games) and Tokio Kuryuu (from .hack//Link on PSP). You can find screenshots of them below.

 

Kite:

 

Black Rose:

 

Tokio:

 

Famitsu.com also revealed another interesting feature—collectible weapons. Similar to the Soulcalibur games, you can collect weapons in .hack//Versus and equip various characters with them, but the catch is that these weapons differ only in appearance. They don’t make any actual difference to your character and are just meant to give you a little bit of freedom in your appearance for online play.

 

Here’s Kite in the same pose as above, but with a completely different weapon:

 

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