Bandai Namco’s Jump Force promises to be one of the largest manga/anime crossovers ever, with tons of characters from across the mag’s history piled into one place. Already confirmed are Goku, Luffy, Naruto, Gon and Hisoka from Hunter Hunter, Yugi…and now Seiya and Shiryu from Saint Seiya.
Within their own comic, Seiya and Shiryu are members of en elite group of warriors called the Knights of the Zodiac. Within this game, they’ve been summoned to prevent various manga villains from conquering the world.
Pegasus Seiya is the Saint of the Pegasus constellation, known for his unbending resolve and unbreakable will in the face of evil. When in dire need, Seiya can call upon the power of the Gold Cloth of Sagittarius, increasing his strength to its ultimate limit.
The second playable character from Saint Seiya is Dragon Shiryu. Protected by the Dragon constellation, he is one of the most composed of all the Saints. He is also one of the few Bronze Saints deemed worthy enough to wear the Gold Cloth. When in need the Libra Cloth, grants him immeasurable strength and access to all-powerful weapons to defeat any foe that stands in his way.
Namco not only revealed Seiya and Shiryu today but yet another stage: Mayan City, an authentic recreation of the Mesoamerican ruin. You can see it in the new trailer….
Jump Force leaps onto Playstation 4, XBox One and PC this February.