BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma arriving for PS3 on March 25th, 2014

Aksys Games has a couple of things to tell you. First, they have announced that they are going to be bringing you the best in 2D fighting with the release of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma for the PlayStation 3 on March 25th, 2014. They also have a launch bonus for everyone.

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will be featuring new characters, redesigned moves, and an awesome networking mode so you can play against other fighters from all over the world. For anyone who is unfamiliar with the series, the PlayStation 3 game will provide an extensive tutorial and a beginner's mode, called "Stylish Mode", to help people get a jump start on the action.

They have also announced that all limited editions, and first run standard editions, will include an insert with a downloadable content (DLC ) code for arch-nemesis of Ragna the Bloodedge, Yuki Terumi.

Here is a summary of the features of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma;

  • New and Redesigned Characters - BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma adds five new playable characters to the original cast, as well as two downloadable characters, the scientist Kokonoe and the villainous Terumi. Characters from the past are also redesigned and rebalanced, and each have new moves.
  • Delve Deeper into BlazBlue - BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma's story mode contains more than 30 hours of gameplay, pushing further into the epic journey of Ragna and the others than ever before.
  • Modes of Glory - Featuring traditional BlazBlue modes such as Arcade, Unlimited Mars, Survival, and more, BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma offers hours of gameplay for experienced hardcore players as well as new fans.
  • Networking Capabilities - Revamped and enhanced, the networking mode for BlazBlue allows you to battle players from around the world. A newly added rank system allows you to know beforehand who you will battle.

They also revealed that the Limited Edition of the game will include a 40-Page full color Art Book, an Official Soundtrack CD, a Rachel AlucardNendoroid (figurine) "Petite", a fighting moves poster and a Special Features Blu-ray for a behind-the-scenes look at the game.

The game is available for pre-order now from both Amazon and GameStop.