‘Project X Zone 2’ Gets North American Release Date, Pre-Order Bonus Revealed

58 characters from Capcom, Sega, Bandai Namco and now Nintendo are teaming up for another insane 3DS adventure, when Project X Zone 2 comes stateside this February.

Project X Zone 2 [Brave New World] is already available for Japanese gamers, though North America won’t see the 3DS-exclusive Capcom/Sega/Bandai Namco/Nintendo cross-over until early 2016. Fans may have noticed the inclusion of “Nintendo” in the list of represented companies; Fire Emblem Awakening‘s Chrom and Lucina will be a playable “Paired Unit”, along with Xenoblade‘s Fiora partnered with KOS-MOS (Xenosaga).

Developer Monolith Soft originally planned for a simultaneous international release window for their wild tactical-RPG, however the North American and European versions faced a slight delay; there is a silver lining however, as Project X Zone 2 has been officially dated for Feb. 16. Those who pre-order the 3DS-exclusive will receive a Nintendo 3DS Home Theme and additional in-game extras; owners will receive the Challenge Stage “The Woman From 10 Years Ago”, a NA-exclusive “Sun Sword”, “Diamond Medal Accessory” and “Amethyst Medal Accessory”.

Project X Zone 2 Pre Order Bonus - GameStop

With the additional three Nintendo characters, the final playable roster of Project X Zone 2 features 58 characters. The characters and franchises from each represented developer/publisher are as follows:


  • Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney
  • Maya Fey, Ace Attorney
  • Captain Commando, Captain Commando
  • Demitri Maximoff,¬†Darkstalkers
  • Felicia,¬†Darkstalkers
  • Morrigan Aensland, Darkstalkers
  • Dante, Devil May Cry
  • Virgil, Devil May Cry
  • X, Mega Man X
  • Zero, Mega Man X
  • Chris Redfield, Resident Evil
  • Jill Valentine, Resident Evil
  • Leon Kennedy, Resident Evil
  • June Lin Milliam, Star Gladiator
  • Chun-Li, Street Fighter
  • Ingrid, Street Fighter
  • Ken, Street Fighter
  • Ryu, Street Fighter
  • Strider Hiryu, Strider


  • Hibana, Nightshade
  • Leanne, Resonance of Fate
  • Vashyron, Resonance of Fate
  • Zephyr, Resonance of Fate
  • Erica Fontaine, Sakura Wars
  • Gemini Sunrise, Sakura Wars
  • Ichiro Ogami, Sakura Wars
  • Sakura Shinguji, Sakura Wars
  • Ryo Hazuki, Shenmue
  • Hotsuma, Shinobi
  • Ulala, Space Channel 5
  • Axel Stone, Streets of Rage
  • Akira Yuki, Virtua Fighter
  • Kage-Maru, Virtua Fighter
  • Pai Chan, Virtua Fighter
  • Goro Majima, Yakuza
  • Kazuma Kiryu, Yakuza
  • Segata Sanshiro, Sega Saturn Live-Action Mascot (TV Commercials)

Bandai Namco:

  • Haseo, .hack
  • Kite, .hack
  • Alisa Ilinichina Amiella, God Eater
  • Ciel Alencon, God Eater
  • Nana Kouzuki, God Eater
  • Valkyrie, Legend of Valkyrie
  • Reiji, Namco X Capcom
  • Xiaomu, Namco X Capcom
  • Estellise Sidos Heurassein, Tales of Vesperia
  • Flynn Scifo, Tales of Vesperia
  • Yuri Lowell, Tales of Vesperia
  • Heihachi Mishima, Tekken
  • Jin Kazama, Tekken
  • Kazuya Mishima, Tekken
  • Ling Xiaoyu, Tekken
  • Natsu, Soul Calibur
  • Aty, Summon Night
  • KOS-MOS, Xenosaga


  • Chrom, Fire Emblem Awakening
  • Lucina, Fire Emblem Awakening
  • Fiora, Xenoblade

Again, Project X Zone 2 will release exclusively for the 3DS on 2/16.

Source: GameStop
Image courtesy of Monolith Soft, Bandai Namco, Sega, Capcom, Nintendo

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