Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Announced

Cygames announces Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, saying the latest installment in this fighting game series is coming later this year to PC and PlayStation. Development is being handled by Guilty Gear studio Arc System Works. A Reveal Trailer shows off the new game's 2D Unreal engine graphics, following a concerted effort to induce seizures, and an Introducing Grand Bruise Legends shows off a new battle royale mode which looks like Fall Guys in anime cosplay. Word is the game will feature rollback netcode, crossplay between PC and PlayStation, as well as new characters, mechanics, and game modes:
Following the previous title, Arc System Works, known for its Guilty Gear franchise, and Cygames have teamed up to develop Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising. This new game maintains the high-quality presentation that the Granblue Fantasy franchise is known for and the easy-to-play game system praised by both newcomers and fighting game veterans alike in the previous Granblue Fantasy Versus title. Additionally, the game will feature many new game elements, including all-new characters, mechanics, and modes.

Furthermore, Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising will utilize long-awaited rollback netcode technology for an even smoother and more responsive online play experience. The game will also support crossplay between PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, and Steam®, allowing players to engage in battle and interact cross-platform with more players for a more united player community and dynamic gameplay.

To commemorate the game’s reveal, two new Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising trailers have been released for fans to catch an early glimpse of all-new gameplay footage: 1. The reveal trailer introduces the new elements that have been enhanced from the previous title with the latest gameplay footage, and 2. The Grand Bruise! trailer introduces Grand Bruise! Legends, an online battle royale mode.