My Hero Academia

Update: We have a trailer! Check out My Hero Academia: Ultra Rumble's first official footage above.

Original Article (Thu 13th Jan, 2022 12:30 GMT): Bandai Namco is set to release a free-to-play battle royale game in the My Hero Academia series, it's been revealed.

Called My Hero Academia: Ultra Rumble, the upcoming title has been teased in the latest issue of Japanese magazine, Weekly Jump. The game will launch for Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC, although a release date has not yet been shared.

Photographs of the magazine, taken by Twitter user @Atsushi101X, show that the game will have players teaming up to take part in a "24-player rumble" (thanks, Gematsu):

MHA Ultra Rumble Scan 01 13 22 001
Image: Weekly Jump, via @Atsushi101X/Gematsu
MHA Ultra Rumble Scan 01 13 22 002 768x503
Image: Weekly Jump, via @Atsushi101X/Gematsu

The magazine also reveals that Bandai Namco will be hosting a closed beta test for the game, with participation details set to become available at a later date.

We'll make sure to keep an eye out for more info on this one in the weeks ahead, but feel free to share your early thoughts in the comments below. Do you like the sound of Ultra Rumble? Will you try it out if it launches in your region? Fire away.

Thanks to Greatsong1 for the tip!

[source, via]