It’s official, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst (or just Naruto Storm 3: Full Burst for short) will be making it’s way to North America October 22, 2013! According to the press release by Namco Bandai (below), the game will be available as a digital download for PS3, PC, and Xbox 360 and as a physical copy for PS3 and Xbox 360. The digital download price is unknown, but according to Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop the physical copy will retail at $39.99.
No word on a European or Japanese release date at this time, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated right on Saiyan Island as soon as one is announced!
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst will be available both at retail and as a digital download for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft on October 22, 2013 throughout the Americas. The digital STEAM version for PC will also be available fall 2013.
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst enhances the most recent entry in the popular Ultimate Ninja STORM series while also marking the debut of the franchise for PC. The game features the most extensive character roster of any game so far in the series and lets fans engage with a huge number of their favorite NARUTO SHIPPUDEN personalities including Naruto in his Nine Tailed Beast mode, Madara, and all the Jinchurikis while also adding these exciting additional features including a brand new chapter uniting Sasuke and Itachi Uchiha into an uneasy alliance, Kabuto as a new playable character in Versus Mode, 100 new missions to embark on, and revamped cinematics that will bring more intensity to the story than ever before.
Retail copies of the title will also include a selection of 38 costumes from NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 DLC and pre-order packs. Fans who already own NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 will be able to upgrade their copies with all new Full Burst content by downloading the upgrade pack from Xbox LIVE Arcade or the PlayStation Store. Final prices for the upgrade pack will be announced at a later date.
A special exclusive NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst art book with art from Studio Pierrot is also available for fans who pre-order the upcoming title at participating U.S. and Canadian Gamestop locations for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system.