Ubisoft has announced a sequel to its 2007 action title Naruto: Rise of a Ninja, entitled Naruto: The Broken Bond, set to release in time for Christmas this year.
The title will feature an online multiplayer mode that gives players the chance to compete in tournaments.
Based on the world-renowned anime series, The Broken Bond is the second game from Ubisoft's licensing agreement with the TV TOKOYO Corporation.
Christian Salomon, vice president of worldwide licensing at Ubisoft enthused: Featuring vibrant and imaginatively detailed settings, NARUTO: The Broken Bond will take players on an epic journey through an accurately recreated Naruto world.”
We're excited to continue in the Naruto: Rise of a Ninja tradition, boasting the only video game in the franchise that features an online multiplayer mode that lets players compete against their friends in tournaments over the Xbox LIVE, online entertainment network, and also gives players the opportunity to relive genuine moments of the anime, while exploring the open universe of Naruto.”