Bandai Namco Entertainment America unveiled an early look at the upcoming fifth season for the fighting game Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, which is set to add five characters into the game when it launches later this year.
In a new video celebrating the past five years and looking ahead to the fifth season of content, Bandai Namco revealed that five new shinobi masters would be added into the game, with the theme of this season’s character being “legacy.” The characters themselves weren’t officially revealed, but judging by the theme, it seems like some classic characters from the world of Naruto will be coming.
Check out a trailer for the fifth season pass to Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker below:
The last major update to Shinobi Striker came in February, when the game’s fourth season pass concluded with the inclusion of Boruto‘s Kawaki as a playable character. So far, 28 characters have been added into the game, with the Season Pass 4 pack introducing four new characters — Sakura Haruno (Great Ninja War), Nagato (Reanimation), Itachi Uchia (Reanimation), and Sasuke Uchiha (Last Battle) — into the game
Alongside the new characters, Shinobi Striker will also receive stage renovations in summer 2022, which will see the game’s maps and landscapes updated to introduce new atmospheres and weather. Ninjutsu balances and other in-game improvements were also teased, with Bandai unveiling a roadmap in the video that promised the “renovation of Ninja Tools Shop, Ninjutsu Library” in spring, with stage renovations and other in-game improvements set for summer and winter 2022.