Yugi Added to Bandai Namco’s Jump Force Roster
Bandai Namco’s stylish fighting game Jump Force gained another classic hero for it’s roster and its none other than Yugi Mito from the series Yugi-Oh!
Here’s a quick rundown and character description for Yugi from Bandai Namco themselves:
Joining the roster of Jump Force is Yugi Muto, the hero of Yu-Gi-Oh! Jump Force brings together the greatest heroes and villains from over the 50-year history of Shueisha’s influential Japanese manga Weekly Shonen Jump to fight for the fate of their world and ours.
Yu-Gi-Oh!’s story takes place in a world where a card game: Duel Monsters, is one of the largest aspects of everyday life. The game can bring fortune and fame to its champions, or demise to those less fortunate.
The main protagonist, Yugi Muto, is a lonely boy who loves playing the game but was never blessed with talent. After finding and solving the Millennium Puzzle, an ancient and powerful artefact, Yugi unknowingly became host to Dark Yugi, the spirit of the long deceased Pharaoh Atem. The Pharaoh’s spirit possess and takes control of Yugi in times of danger, he is able to become one of the greatest Duel Monsters players in the world.
Currently there’s only a handful of characters thats been announced for Jump Force aside from the trinity of Goku, Monkey D. Luffy and Uzumaki Naruto, we also have Dragon Ball Z’s Vegeta and Hunter x Hunter’s Gon Freecs and Hisoka Morrow
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Jump Force is scheduled for release 2019 and will be available for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC.