Bandai Namco along with developer Tamsoft just announced that a video game based on the popular Japanese manga/anime Captain Tsubasa, will get the digital treatment on recent consoles and the PC. Check out the trailer below:
Titled Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, the game will have a worldwide release that supports multiple languages. The game will launch this year for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC.
Here’s more from Bandai Namco:
“We’re excited to take to the pitch and bring Captain Tsubasa back to western console and PC gaming audiences with Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions,” said Bandai Namco Entertainment America director of brand marketing Dennis Lee in a press release. “With Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions we’re combining the global excitement surrounding the sport of soccer with the nostalgic appeal of the classic Captain Tsubasa franchise; all presented with anime style and flair. Soccer and anime fans are in for a truly unique and unforgettable experience!”
About the game:
A new Captain Tsubasa game is here, 10 years after the release of the previous console game!
Captain Tsubasa is a manga masterpiece, globally beloved even now in 2020.
The new console game will be released as an arcade football game. Everyone can enjoy exchanging super plays against rivals with up to date graphics!
- The latest Captain Tsubasa game with toon shading and realistic effects!Part of the globally popular Captain Tsubasa series, this title has anime-like graphics that are familiar even overseas.
- Part of the globally popular Captain Tsubasa series, this title has anime-like graphics that are familiar even overseas.
- The detailed presentation of every single style of our popular characters will heat up battles of the new Captain Tsubasa game!
- Super plays clashing in high-speed! “Arcade football action.”
- This title adopts the arcade football genre that allows gamers to experience super plays in real time, one of the reasons Captain Tsubasa games are so popular.
- This is an exhilarating action game that enables players to enjoy scoring goals while performing dream skills against opponents at high speed by mastering the simple controls.