Bandai Namco revealed the latest character to join the Jump Force roster with Yugi Muto (CV: Shunsuke Kazama) the protagonist of the original Yu-Gi-Oh.
The “King of Games”, Yugi Muto, from the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! manga series joins the battle in JUMP FORCE, available in 2019 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM®.
Here is an overview of the character, via Bandai Namco:
Joining the roster of Jump Force is Yugi Muto, the hero of Yu-Gi-Oh! Jump Force brings together the greatest heroes and villains from over the 50-year history of Shueisha’s influential Japanese manga Weekly Shonen Jump to fight for the fate of their world and ours.
Yu-Gi-Oh!’s story takes place in a world where a card game: Duel Monsters, is one of the largest aspects of everyday life. The game can bring fortune and fame to its champions, or demise to those less fortunate.
The main protagonist, Yugi Muto, is a lonely boy who loves playing the game but was never blessed with talent. After finding and solving the Millennium Puzzle, an ancient and powerful artefact, Yugi unknowingly became host to Dark Yugi, the spirit of the long deceased Pharaoh Atem. The Pharaoh’s spirit possess and takes control of Yugi in times of danger, he is able to become one of the greatest Duel Monsters players in the world.
Fight alongside or against the greatest manga characters in the 50-year history of Shueisha’s influential Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump manga including popular series such as DRAGON BALL Z, ONE PIECE, NARUTO, BLEACH, and more! Please stay tuned for more information regrading Yugi as well as even more characters to be announced soon..
Jump Force releases in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.