Updated on November 2, 12:29 p.m. GMT+8: Added DLC characters section for Risotto Nero release.

The illustrious JoJo family makes a fashionable comeback with a remake of its 2013 fighting game, All Star Battle.

With updated visuals and a revamped battle system, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R is set to steal the hearts of anime fans and foster a next-gen fighting game community.

Here’s everything you need to know about JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R, including its release date, playable characters, and gameplay.

What is JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R?

Developed by CyberConnect2, All Star Battle R is a video game adaptation of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime and manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure tells the story of the JoJo lineage in eight parts, with each part putting the spotlight on key family members and their journeys. The series is known for its eccentric character design and use of Stands, a visual manifestation of one’s soul.

The video game adaptation lets players go head-to-head as the JoJo namesakes, their allies, and their enemies in a 2.5D fighting game setting.

Building on the 2013 title, All Star Battle R finetunes the fighting tempo of the JoJo battle system and adds new mechanics such as hit stops and jump dashes. The 2022 game also features new audio recordings of the Part 6 Stone Ocean cast.

List of all playable characters

Cast of JoJo's Bizzare Adventure All Star Battle R
Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Publisher Bandai Namco confirmed that there will be 50 playable characters and five DLC characters on the season pass.

Phantom BloodJonathan Joestar
Will Zeppeli
Dio Brando
Robert E. O. Speedwagon
Battle TendencyJoseph Joestar
Caesar Anthonio Zeppeli
Lisa Lisa (Elizabeth)
Stardust CrusadersJotaro Kujo
Noriaki Kakyoin
Mohammad Avdol
Jean Pierre Polnareff
Old Joseph Joestar
Hol Horse
Cool Ice
Pet Shop
Diamond is UnbreakableJosuke Higashikata
Okuyasu Nijimura
Koichi Hirose
Shigekiyo Yangu
Rohan Kishibe
Akira Otoishi
Kosaku Kawajiri
Yoshikage Kira
Jotaro Kujo
Yukako Yamagishi
Golden WindGiorno Giovanna
Bruno Bucciarati
Guido Mista
Narancia Ghirga
Pannacotta Fugo
Trish Una
Prosciutto & Pesci
Stone OceanJolyne Cujoh
Ermes Costello
Narciso Anastasia
Enrico Pucci
Steel Ball RunJohnny Joestar
Gyro Zeppeli
Funny Valentine
Diego Brando
JoJolionJosuke Higashikata
OtherIkuro Hashizawa

DLC characters from Season Pass 1

Risotto NeroGolden Wind
DLC character 2TBA
DLC character 3TBA
DLC character 4TBA

(To be updated)

Game modes

The game has a variety of modes that players can enjoy, such as All Star Battle, Arcade, Online, Versus, Practice, and Gallery.

The All Star Battle mode acts as the story mode of the game, featuring prominent fights from the original series. Players can expect to spend a few hours on this specific mode, as it has over 100 battles with various settings and conditions.

Release date of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R is out on September 2 on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch platforms.

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