SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A portal from Earth has opened in Arnashia, and Street Fighter® characters suddenly find themselves in battle alongside native Arnashians – the "Blood Brothers." But is this strange new link between worlds a threat…or an opportunity? Players will be able to find out beginning today as DeNA unleashes a new update to Blood Brothers 2, the strategic battle RPG available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play.
Through a new partnership with Capcom, Blood Brothers 2 players and Street Fighter fans alike will now be able to experience the most popular Street Fighter characters reimagined in the world of Blood Brothers 2! Three of the most beloved Street Fighter characters – Ryu, Cammy and M. Bison – debut in the game today, with more to come. Additionally, Tournament Mode, a top fan-requested feature, is now available and allows players to battle head-to-head in weekly bracket-style matches in a quest for global dominance. The first Street Fighter event is currently live until Tuesday, December 8, 11:59pm PST.
"Everyone on the Blood Brothers 2 team are HUGE Street Fighter fans, and we are honored to introduce Capcom's classic characters to the world of Arnashia," said Kazuhiro Kondo, Studio Head at DeNA West. "The fast, dynamic gameplay, and strategic, customized battles of Blood Brothers 2 is a perfect fit for the characters of Street Fighter to dive into, and we can't wait for fans of both worlds to join the fight!"
"We are very excited to see our Street Fighter characters like Ryu, Cammy, and M. Bison cross over into the realm of Blood Brothers 2," said Matt Dahlgren, Director of Marketing at Capcom. "We think our Street Fighter fans will enjoy seeing their favorite fighters in a strategic RPG with a fresh new art style."
Blood Brothers 2 is a strategic battle game with a strong focus on character abilities and evolution. The world is rich with hundreds of characters and multiple variations of each. The story starts with a traditional save-the-world story line, but instantly twists into deep sub plots of loyalty and betrayal. Players get lost in an ancient kingdom filled with dragons, mythic gods, demons, knights, samurai, trolls, and dozens more creatures along their journey.
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Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man and Devil May Cry. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Tokyo, Korea and Hong Kong, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. STREET FIGHTER is a registered trademark of CAPCOM U.S.A., INC. RESIDENT EVIL, MEGA MAN, and DEVIL MAY CRY registered trademarks of CAPCOM CO., LTD. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.