Updated on January 8, 10:10 a.m. (GMT+8): Added trailer.

A clash among the most formidable Nen users is on the horizon, sparked by the official announcement of a Hunter x Hunter fighting game at Jump Festa 2024.

On December 16, Bushiroad Inc. revealed that a Hunter x Hunter game is being developed by Eighting and published by Bushiroad Games.

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Hunter x Hunter fans will finally get to create epic matchups with their favorite characters in the series.

Hunter x Hunter Fighting Game Announced at Jump Festa 2024

Hunter x Hunter fighting game officially announced by Bushiroad Inc at Jump Festa 2024
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Although details about the game are scarce, fans of the series can be reassured by Eighting’s impressive track record in developing competitive fighting games.

The Japanese video game developer has been developing games since 1993, when they were formerly known as Raizing.

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In 2001, the company was incorporated into Eighting, and they’ve focused on developing fighting games since then.

They’ve created many fighting games for popular anime series, including Naruto, Bleach, Inuyasha, Castlevania, and the Fate series.

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Eighting also developed Marvel vs. Capcom 3, a competitive title that is still being played in fighting game tournaments around the world.

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The Hunter x Hunter series, created by Yoshihiro Togashi, is still considered one of the most popular manga and anime series today.

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Fan-favorite characters such as Gon Freecs, Killua Zoldyck, Leorio, Kurapika, Hisoka, and more will appear in the upcoming Hunter x Hunter fighting game.

Hunter x Hunter game trailer

Bushiroad announced the Hunter x Hunter game is titled NENxIMPACT, and released its first trailer during a New Year Presentation event at the Tokyo Dome City Hall on January 6, 2024.

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