BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Open Beta and Demo Comes to Switch!

  • North America

You’ve been waiting for it, and now it’s finally here! Arc System Works America, Inc., is pleased to confirm that the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle open beta and demo are coming to Nintendo Switch, joining the PlayStation 4 open beta schedule. The Switch open beta and demo is available to ALL users! This is your weekend to grind your favorite characters, before the official release of BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle on June 5th, 2018 for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam (PC).


BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle‘s Switch open beta is launching on 5/10 at 22:00, and includes:

  • 20 playable characters from across the BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena, UNIEL, and RWBY universes.
    • BlazBlue
      • Ragna
      • Jin
      • Noel
      • Makoto
      • Rachel
      • Hazama
      • Azrael
      • Iron Tager
      • No 13
      • Es
    • Persona 4 Arena
      • Yu
      • Yosuke
      • Chie
      • Yukiko
    • UNIEL
      • Hyde
      • Linne
      • Waldstein
      • Gordeau
    • RWBY
      • Ruby
      • Weiss
  • Casual Lobby mode
  • Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
  • VS Mode against the CPU

For the full breakdown on dates and open beta contents, please refer to this chart:

 

Type Dates Available Playable Characters Available Modes
Online Demo
Playable By All Users
5/10 – 5/14 20 Characters Casual Lobby
Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
VS Mode (CPU)
Offline Only Demo 5/14 ~ 4 Characters Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
VS Mode (CPU)

The Nintendo Switch Open Beta and Demo joins the PlayStation 4 Open Beta and Demo, currently underway.

 

Type Dates Available Playable Characters Available Modes
Open Beta
PSN Pre Orders
5/9 – 5/12 20 Characters Casual Lobby
Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
VS Mode (CPU)
VS Mode (2P) ※PSN pre-orders only
Open Beta
All PSN Users
5/12 – 5/14 20 Characters Casual Lobby
Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
VS Mode (CPU)
VS Mode (2P) ※PSN pre-orders only

 

After the open beta ends, an offline demo will become available to all PS4 owners for download. Digital PSN pre orders will be granted access to both the full 20 character beta roster, as well as access to the 2P VS mode. Non pre order demos will include 4 characters, 1 from each universes represented in the game, and VS mode against the CPU.

Type Dates Available Playable Characters Available Modes
Offline Only Demo (PS4) 5/14 ~ 4 Characters Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
VS Mode (CPU)
Offline Only Demo (PS4)
(Pre-order bonus)
5/14 ~ 20 Characters Tactics Mode (Tutorial & Practice Only)
VS Mode (CPU)
VS Mode (2P) ※PSN pre-orders only

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle features a dream-team roster of characters that have never before been gathered in a single 2D fighting game. Featuring fighters pulled from the BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena, UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH EXE: LATE, and the RWBY universes, Cross Tag Battle‘s 2v2 tag based combat is perfect for fans of the genre.

About Arc System Works
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