3D action brawler Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash launches February 2024

Fight in two-character teams.

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A screenshot of Yuri in Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash. He is sandy-haired, and wears a red scarf and dark blue jacket. One hand is pulled back and in a fist, and the other is in front of him, as though he's preparing to fight.

Jujutsu Kaisen is already pretty popular when it comes to manga and anime, and it’s be adapted into a video game for the first time with Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash. Players will have the opportunity to relive the original story with protagonist Yuji Itadori. The game’s release dates were announced today; though only a day apart, there is one for Japan and one for the rest of the world.

In the game, players form two-character teams to fight in intense battles to defend humanity against monsters known as Curses. It’s set in modern-day Tokyo, at Jujutsu High. Different character combinations will have unique synergies and power dynamics, so there are is a wide variety of tag-team attacks and explosive combinations. Cursed techniques can be mastered by completing battles, increasing each fighter’s power level. This unlocks stronger attacks as they progress.

Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash features over 15 playable characters, including fan-favourites Yuji Itadori, Megumi Fushiguro, Nobara Kugisaki, Gojo Satoru, Maki Zen’in, Toge Inumaki, Panda, and the legendary King of Curses – Ryomen Sukuna.

The latest trailer showcases gameplay, different game modes, and the cast of playable characters:

Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash will be sold both digitally and physically. There are three digital editions of the game. All three have a pre-order bonus of the Jujutsu High First-Year Outfit Set. There’s a Standard Edition, a Digital Deluxe Edition, and a Digital Ultimate Edition. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the base game, Hidden Inventory/Premature Death DLC, and Jujusta 2024 Baseball mini-game. The Digital Ultimate Edition includes all of that, plus a digital art book, a digital soundtrack, and Anime End Theme 1 Outfit Set DLC. Physically, there is the standard edition and the Physical Collector’s Edition, which includes a 12×22 wall scroll and is sold exclusively via Bandai Namco’s online store.

Related reading: If you like anime and manga, you may like Welcome to the Ballroom.

Developed by Byking and published by Bandai Namco, Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash will be released for PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series, and Xbox One on February 1 in Japan and February 2 worldwide.

Lindsay picked up an NES controller for the first time at the age of 6 and instantly fell in love. She began reviewing GBA games 20 years ago and quickly branched out from her Nintendo comfort zone. She has has developed a great love of life sims and FMV titles. For her, accessibility is one of the most important parts of any game (but she also really appreciates good UI).

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