Jump Force Adds Yugi from Yu-Gi-Oh!

Jump Force Adds Yugi from Yu-Gi-Oh! - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 14 September 2018 / 2,000 Views

Bandai Namco announced Yugi from Yu-Gi-Oh! will be a playable fighter in Jump Force.


Here is an overview of the character:

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.

Jump Force will launch for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC in 2019. 


 A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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10 Comments

StriderKiwi (on 15 September 2018)

That's great and all, but what about Seto Kaiba?


Marth (on 17 September 2018)

I feel like you are biased xD


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No9tro (on 14 September 2018)

I really need to finish the Manga. Thanks for reminding me I guess


Rob5VGC (on 14 September 2018)

I hope you didn't watch The Dark Side of Dimensions without reading finishing the manga and reading Transcend Game.


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Mystro-Sama (on 15 September 2018)

I didn't even know this had an interesting story.


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No9tro (on 16 September 2018)

No I didn't actually know what that was until I just now looked it up. Without spoilers is it any good?


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Rob5VGC (on 16 September 2018)

It is a must watch for manga fans (manga canon movie).


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No9tro (on 17 September 2018)

Well then It's going straight to the Amazon wishlist. Thanks!


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HandofPrometheus (on 14 September 2018)

This going to be a sausage fest or they gonna add females some time soon?


pastro243 (on 14 September 2018)

well, it's shonen jump


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V-r0cK (on 14 September 2018)

*summons Exodia from the start* Game over lol


KLAMarine (on 14 September 2018)

Please summon Dark Magician Girl.


Dravenet7 (on 14 September 2018)

Whelp. Instabuy.


Marth (on 17 September 2018)

Who is up for a round of a children card games?


Rob5VGC (on 14 September 2018)

THE GOAT!


KazumaKiryu (on 14 September 2018)

Yugi was cool in the past :) PS: Light Yagami is interesting for this game : D


Masked_Muchaco (on 15 September 2018)

He's still cool in my book :)


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Jranation (on 14 September 2018)

Say what!?!?!?! Is he part of Shounen Jump?


Spike0503 (on 14 September 2018)

Yes?


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shikamaru317 (on 14 September 2018)

Yep. The Yu-Gi-Oh manga was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1996 to 2004.


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Masked_Muchaco (on 14 September 2018)

Yep, and this isn't the first time he's appearing as a playable character in a jump fighting game, he was playable in both Jump Super Stars and Jump Ultimate Stars for the Nintendo DS.


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Jranation (on 15 September 2018)

Never knew he was part of it.


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