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PARIS, FRANCE – January 30, 2014 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S announced today that JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: ALL-STAR BATTLE will be getting an Arcade Mode, Day 1 patch, a fix lowering the waiting time in Campaign Mode and much more exciting content!   JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: ALL-STAR BATTLE is developed by famed Japanese developer CyberConnect2, best known for their hit NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja series of games and has been widely praised for delivering an authentic and high quality anime experience to video games.

The EMEA release of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: ALL-STAR BATTLE will feature a brand new Arcade mode not included in the original Japanese release as well as the balance changes featured in the current Japanese version (Patch 1.04). The new Arcade Mode lets the player fight a series of eight AI controlled opponents in order to win gold! On rare occasions, the Arcade Mode icon will switch to Harvest when connected online. During the Harvest, players will be able to win even more gold from playing the Arcade Mode. Players can spend gold for hints and single-use items to help them out in the midst of battle!

Earning gold can be done in multiple ways; one of them is the Arcade Mode, the other way is the Campaign Mode! Following the players’ feedbacks, Namco Bandai Games and CyberConnect2 decided to lower the Campaign Energy Recovery timings to 2 minutes in order to enhance its fans’ gaming pleasure!

While taking a break from the Arcade Mode and the Campaign Mode, fighters from Asia, North America and Europe can” go into combat in the same online realm!

We are pleased to have these new features added for the EMEA version of the game, Namco Bandai Games has always been close to its players, a nd that is why t his patch is applied to please the fans and make their experience even better!” said Hiroaki Ochiai, Senior Vice President of IP Strategy at NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. ” A legendary license such as JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure deserves the masterpiece on which CyberConnect2 keeps working hard day after day!”

Chapter 6: Stone Ocean – Florida – It all starts when Jotaro Kujo’s daughter, Jo lyne Cu jo h, gets caught and jailed for a murder… During her time in Green Dolphin Street Prison, JoJo uses an amulet she inherited from her father and unleashes her Stand. Following this major event, she joins forces with Ermes Costello, Guess and F.F in order to defeat Dio’s disciples. Dio’s evil schemes never ceased as Jongalli A and Pucci are here to take down the Joestar descendants…

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will be available this spring in Europe & Australasia. For the latest news and updates, join us on www.NamcoBandaiGames.eu.For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games’ entire line up, go to www.NamcoBandaiGames.eu.

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