The new Arc System Works’ published RWBY game (originally announced in September last year) was officially unveiled as RWBY: Arrowfell. This sidescrolling 2D adventure will be developed by Shantae, River City Girls and Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp develops WayForward in collaboration with Rooster Teeth.
It’s confirmed for Nintendo Switch, can be played alone with friends (locally and online), includes all four characters of Team RWBY, broadcast quality cut and is expected to come in 2022. In addition to a digital release, be a physical release on select platforms. Here’s a little back story The RBWY series, including information about Arrowfell, along with a teaser trailer:
In a world filled with terrible monsters bent on death and destruction, humanity̵7;s hope lies with powerful hunters and hunters. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long are four such Huntresses in training whose travels will take them far past the property of their school, Beacon Academy. Although each may be powerful alone, these four girls must overcome dark forces and work as a team if they truly hope to become the next generation of Remnants protectors.
RWBY: Arrowfell, which takes place during the events of RWBY Volume 7, is an original interactive chapter straight from RWBY authors Kerry Shawcross, Miles Luna and Eddy Rivas. Players will take control of Team RWBY – Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long – and switch between them on the go in solo or multiplayer action (locally or online) as they use their trademark weapons and appearances to stop a mysterious new threat in this side-scrolling 2D adventure.
As players explore Atlas, Mantle and a variety of environments, they will encounter Grimm’s creatures and other enemies right from the show, as well as threats that have never been before. The team also crosses paths with familiar faces, including General Ironwood and Ace Operatives, plus a fearless new group of Huntresses known as Team BRIR.
In addition to voiceovers from the original cast (including Lindsay Jones as Ruby, Kara Eberle as Weiss, Arryn Zech as Blake and Barbara Dunkleman as Yang), RWBY: Arrowfell has an original score by Dale North with vocal contributions from Casey Lee Williams. Furthermore, the game contains seven minutes of exclusively created animated clip broadcasts in broadcast quality, as well as a dynamic new hand-drawn art style for the graphics in the game that makes it possible for fans to experience RWBY’s world like never before.
Earlier this year in May, RWBY: Grimm Eclipse – Definitive Edition was released on Switch. You can learn more about this game in our previous post.
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