Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Anime Crossover Fighter Jump Force to shut down next year

The animated crossover fighting game Jump Force will be removed from the digital storefront of US territory on February 7, 2022. The game’s online server will also go offline a few months later on August 24, 2022.

Announced by Namco Bandai All content related to Jump Force will not be available for purchase next year, including all DLC including Jump Force Character Pack 1-14, Jump Force Character Pass 1-2, and its in-game currency JF Medal.

Origin of all characters of Jump Force

When the server shuts down on August 24th, various functions will stop. Players may not be able to log in to the multiplayer lobby, participate in online events or ranked matches, access clan features, view bulletin boards or leaderboards, or receive rewards from reward counters. can not. In addition, the in-game store will stop working. The Premium Shop will go offline a little earlier on August 1, 2022.

Jump Force offline content, including campaign mode, will continue to play after August. Interestingly, players are not ranked and can continue to play in online PvP battles. DLC purchased before delisting in February will also be playable when the game finally ends sunset.

Jump Force was launched on February 15, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The Nintendo Switch version was released on August 28, 2020. In a review of IGN’s Jump Force, Mitchell Salzmann wrote: Allows at least a few hours of shallow enjoyment before it gets old and repeated. “

George Jan is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter @ yinyangfooey