Namco Bandai Games have today confirmed that the next installment in the long-running Naruto Shippuden video game series will debut in late 2013 for each the Playstation 3, XBox360 and for the very first time on the Windows PC. While this will be the first time this particular installment has been released on the PC, existing owners of the console game will be able to download all the new content in the Full Burst set as a DLC Pack.
Originally released in March 2013 for Xbox360 and PlayStation 3 platforms, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 has been given a thorough overhaul for its PC debut and console come back. Not least among the wealth of enhancements is the addition of the much anticipated chapter in which Sasuke and Itachi take on Kabuto in a nail-biting confrontation. Other features included in this new enhanced edition include:
- Additional Chapter: Finally free of Kabuto’s control, Itachi intends to crack the Reanimation forbidden jutsu. Will an unprecedented Uchiha alliance with Sasuke be enough to handle it?
- New playable Character: Kabuto reaches the almighty Sage mode and is now playable in versus mode. Unleash his power and defeat your opponents both offline and online.
- Director’s Cut Edition: Discover completely revamped Storm 3 cinematics and experience more intensely than ever the epic conflict consuming the entire ninja world.
- 100 New Missions: Embark on a whole new series of missions, many with their own uniquely challenging objectives.
Olivier Comte | Senior Vice President, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe
We’re very excited to be bringing the incredible NARUTO franchise to PC for the first time, while also bringing extra content to existing console fans of course. The NARUTO games series goes from strength to strength, so it’s only right that we should let even more players enjoy it with this PC release.