JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R is finally getting its first DLC release for the anime fighter game. The reinvigorated title will be adding a new fighter to the roster of characters playable on the release, which is the first additional character the game has received. Risotto Nero was revealed to be a new fighter who is one of the major antagonists featured in the fifth story arc. The new DLC can be purchased individually; however, a Season Pass was also revealed, with more DLC characters teased as upcoming releases.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R was originally released in 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and was developed by CyberConnect2. The anime fighter game brought the various characters featured in the anime series, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure with the stunning art style unique to Hirohiko Araki. The game was ported and improved for a release in 2022 for multiple platforms such as PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Along with new characters, the reinvigorated title includes adjustments to the fighting tempo and the addition of hit stops and jump dashes.  

Official Bandai Namco/JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R Press Release

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R™ receives new content through its first DLC! The massive character roster is getting wider with the addition of a new fighter from Golden Wind: Risotto Nero! Players will be able to experience his abilities along with his stand Metallic and fight as one of the most iconic antagonists of the JoJo’s universe. 

Risotto Nero is the first additional character coming to the game and is available now for individual purchase. He is also the first one included in the Season Pass, which will contain other characters playable in the future. The Season Pass offers players early access to the character DLC and two exclusive costumes. 

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R is available on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. 

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Risotto abilities will make him an excellent addition to the game and his knife-throwing ability will make him great for both long and close-distant combat. As a significant foe in the series, there is no better addition to the game as the first DLC character added to the game. It will be interesting to see how the balance in the game changes after the addition of a new character, as most fighter games often have a set status quo for common matchups.  

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Whether Risotto will become an overpowered fighter or act as a new wild card remains to be seen. The Season Pass is an exciting announcement since three more characters will be added to the game at a later date. It will be interesting to find out which characters and what effect they will have on the balance of fighters in the roster. The 2 exclusive costumes will be a great incentive, but getting the pack will grant early access to those that purchase the pass. 

The Risotto Nero DLC for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R is now available on all current generation platforms. A season pass is also available to obtain the character, 2 exclusive character costumes, and even will include the three new additions coming soon. 

What do you think of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R? Are you excited for the 1st DLC of the game? What do you think the three new characters that are coming soon will be? Let us know on social media or in the comments below, and keep following The Illuminerdi for more news from Bandai Namco. 

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Source: Bandai Namco