Bandai Namco revealed today more details about the gameplay of its acrobatic ninja battle action game, NARUTO TO BORUTO: SHINOBI STRIKER. Developed by Soleil, this new action game enables players to compete online in 4 vs. 4 matches against other teams, with all eight ninjas fighting simultaneously to become elite ninja masters.
Players will compete on large 3D stages and they can choose between 4 different types of Ninjutsu:
- Attack-type fighters such as Naruto Uzumaki, Kakashi Hatake and Pain will have powerful, fast and strong attacks.
- Ranged-type fighters such as Sasuke Uchiha, Itachi Uchiha and Konan who are famous for their long-distance attacks.
- Defense-type fighters like Kisame Hoshigaki who are able to reinforce his defense.
- Heal-type fighters like Sakura Haruno will be able to heal themselves and other players.
Revealed also today are the two main battle modes: Barrier mode and Flag mode which are playable in 4 vs 4. Teams are split into Offense and Defense in the Barrier mode where they have to defeat the boss, and in the Flag mode teams of 4 shinobi have to capture each other’s flag and take it back to their territory. Other sub mission modes such as the escort, extermination and subjugation will allow players to co-op with friends to achieve their missions.