Capcom recently announced that JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. will be available to purchase from PlayStation Network on
August 21st for $19.99 and Xbox LIVE® Arcade on August 22nd for 1600 Microsoft Points.
A fighting game based on the popular Japanese manga series, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. features HD visuals and unique gameplay mechanics. Fans of the series will still be able to enjoy the classic arcade style appearance with an option to play in Arcade SD Mode, preserving the high-quality pixel art seen in the original releases.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. centers around the Joestar family. Players will be able to unleash powerful super combos and perform special attacks with their characters by executing their supernatural powers, known as Stands. Each character’s Stand appears in-game just as they did in the manga, offering another strategic layer of fighting and unique gameplay. For example, players can use Jotaro’s Stand, ‘Star Platinum’ to perform ‘Blazing Fist’ and attack enemies together with Jotaro, causing massive damage to the opponent.
For the first time since the original Dreamcast version launched over eight years ago, the ability to play against competitors online will be revived in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. An online matching system, similar to the one used in Super Street Fighter IV and Marvel vs. Capcom 3, will be able to choose opponents based on various factors including location, skill and connection speed. Battle points can be earned for characters and player points for individual player strengths, both of which will increase your skill and push you further up the global leaderboards.