The software product, which is being developed by Arc System Works and published by Aksys Games, is also available in disc form for those who don’t have the bandwidth to download the digital version. If you are interested, you can preorder the physical release of Central Fiction with this link on Amazon.
The upcoming title adds seven new characters to the roster: Es, Hades Izanami, Hibiki Kohaku, Mai Natsume, Naoto Kurogane, Nine the Phantom and Susano’o. It also features all the fighters from BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma Extend, bringing the roster to 35 playable characters. BlazBlue: Central Fiction also introduces a few new gameplay mechanics such as Active Flow and Exceed Accel.
The upcoming game was first released for Japanese arcades on November 19, 2015. The console port was then released on October 6, 2016, in Japan. The North American release for BlazBlue: Central Fiction, which is also coming to the PlayStation 3 along with the PlayStation 4, is slated for the first day of November.