Jump Force will be removed from online stores in February!

The transition title will essentially cease to be playable at full capacity next year.

Bandai Namco is ending support for its crossover arena fighting game Jump Force.

The developer is delisting digital versions of the game in February and is shutting down certain aspects of the online servers for the game until the game sundown next August.

The crossover series from Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, featuring many characters from the most popular manga and anime series, was originally released to mixed reviews in February 2019 and received several downloadable content.

According to the publisher, the digital listings for Jump Force and all its downloadable content will be removed from PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Nintendo Switch storefronts on February 7, 2022, specifically in the United States.

“Everyone at Bandai Namco Entertainment would like to extend our most sincere thanks to all Jump Force players and fans for their support over the years,” Bandai said. “Today we are announcing the end of availability of Jump Force via digital purchase in the United States.”

This probably has to do with global licensing for some IP or content included in the game. However, Bandai and the developers may want to move on to other projects without worrying about a finished product with a lot of different content.

Physical versions of the game will continue to be available, but the DLC will no longer be available for download after the game was delisted on February 7. the ability to do anything online except simple online battles with other players.

This means that online events, Clan functions, leaderboards, rewards, all in-game store and online ranking matches will all be unavailable from August 24, 2022.

Even using a lot of popular IPs like Dragon Ball, One Piece, Naruto and My Hero Academia wasn't enough to keep the game afloat. Jump Force, It quickly became a joke among traditional fighting game players and even fans of developer Spike Chunsoft's other arena fighters. Whether the game strangely combines art styles, poor animations, messy story mode or clumsy gameplay – Jump Force's biggest success was the memes it created rather than anything related to the main game itself.


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