How To Play .hack//Versus And Trigger A Character Changing Exceed

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CyberConnect2 created .hack//Versus, a bonus game bundled which comes with the .hack Blu-ray movie. The game has a simple control scheme where mashing square makes your character attack and you can change moves by adding a direction with the analog stick. Hit triangle and you can do a strike attack to launch enemies. Press the X button twice and you can do a slide dash or an air dash. L1 switches into skill mode and R1 activates guard.


You can hit an enemy with a powerful Crack Burst by pressing R1+triangle that knocks an enemy back. Every character has an Exceed too, which triggers a mode change. You can activate this by pressing L1 and R1 at the same time. Finally, there is an Ultimate Skill assigned to L1 + R2. Practice and you’ll be able to defeat enemies online. Yes, .hack//Versus has online play.


Tsukasa specializes on long range attacks.

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Ovan’s battle ability jumps when he triggers his Exceed.

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Sakuya is a speedy character and when you fight her you’re actually fighting two characters. Hermit accompanies her in battle.

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