BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle crashes BlazBlue into Persona 4 Arena and more

Arc System Works, the Japanese face-punchers behind the BlazBlue games and the surprisingly rad-looking Dragon Ball FighterZ, are bringing yet another of their fighting games our way. They’ve confirmed a PC release for BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, a tag-team fighting game which throws together characters from BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena (Arc’s fighting game based on Atlus’s magic teen RPG), French-Bread’s Under Night In-Birth (which Arc publish on PC), and… Rooster Teeth’s web cartoon Rwby? How curious! I’m still left wishing Persona 4 would come to PC but hey, at least we finally have The Man’s approval to make Chie kick faces on PC in some form.

Cross Tag Battle will bring these four worlds together to kick the dickens out of each other. They’re tag-team battles, so pugilists will be able to swap in and out mid-fight and team up for mega-attacks. I have high hopes for big fancy combos. I’m awful at fighting games but I do like Arc’s style of face-puncher and people who know far better than me do tell me they are solid.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is coming to PC via Steam on June 5th. Arc spent a few years catching up on PC, bringing old games over late, but this is due on the same day as consoles.

“That’s all good and well,” you may ask, “but can I buy DLC?” Oh buddy, you can DLC your face off. The game will launch with twenty characters then Arc plan to release another twenty as DLC. Good grief.

Go on Chie, give ’em a good kicking.


  1. zaldar1978 says:

    Two things, first RWBY is an anime not a cartoon VERY different and almost an insult to call an anime a cartoon. Second hope they have a half decent story for getting all these people together the story and character were the best part by far in p4 arena.

    • Mokinokaro says:

      Anime generally refers to animation made in Japan while RWBY is American.

    • Mongward says:

      “It’s not a fruit, it’s an apple!”.

    • annoyingpotato says:

      Because I could swear that “anime” was just the way the Japanese called “animated cartoons”. And that it’s widely (and inaccurately) used to describe “animated cartoons made in Japan”.
      In other words, if you want to be pedantic, at least get your facts straight.

      • 111uminate says:

        But he’s fulfilling the weeb role so accurately. I say let him carry on, and bring great pride to his people.

  2. Chillicothe says:

    Chie don’t need no MAN’S approval to put feet to faces!

  3. KingFunk says:

    Ah, Chie Satonaka – the only fictional character I ever fell in love with! (And not in some creepy waifu way…)