BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle PS4 Open Beta and Demo Information

  • North America

Torrance, California, May 2nd, 2018 — Arc System Works America, Inc., is pleased to officially reveal the dates for the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle open beta on PlayStation 4. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will be released on June 5th, 2018 on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam (PC).


BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle‘s open beta is launching on 5/9, allowing all who pre-order the game digitally on the PSN store immediate access. The Open Beta 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
  • VS Mode against a second player (available only to digital pre orders on PSN)

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

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 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
Arc System Works is a developer and fighting game specialist from Japan—best known for the Guilty Gear series of games and, more recently, the BlazBlue series—that has garnered international critical acclaim for its innovative fighting system and spectacular 2D artwork. For more information, please visit the official website at www.arcsystemworksu.comAll other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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