Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2 announced Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections, the next entry in the long-running Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm series. This entry features the largest roster in the entire franchise along with new characters and new content to explore.
Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections celebrates 20 years of the Naruto anime with 124 playable characters and a massive story mode encompassing all four mainline titles. Additionally, the game features new characters like Ashura and Indra Otsuki alongside a brand-new original story. Players may enjoy the new title on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam later this year.
More details are available below via Bandai Namco’s new post for PlayStation Blog:
The largest roster out of all the series
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Naruto’s anime debut and have fans who supported the series enjoy playing as their favorite ninjas, the game will contain additional new characters on top of 124 playable ninjas appeared in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto. That will make this the largest roster out of all the series! Today, we’re happy to reveal the first additional ninjas that will part of that roster: Ashura Otsuki and Indra Otsuki! Please stay tuned for more playable characters to be revealed in the near future. In addition, while the game is based on the battle system of the previous series, the PlayStation 5 version supports 60 FPS for the first time, making the ninja battle action smoother than ever.
The history of Naruto and Sasuke’s rivalry combined into one
Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm series illustrates Naruto’s story with anime shots and game battles that you can relive. This game combines and re-edits the selected scenes from the four Ultimate Ninja STORM games, brushing up graphics as much as possible, making it a must for players who have already experienced the series in the post. Furthermore, a new original game story will also be available in the game. Please stay tuned for more information on that and other reveals ahead of launch!
Lastly, Naruto x Boruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections launches in 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.