CyberConnect2's upcoming action title Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
is finally going to be put to the test by players, and very soon! Well, at least for Japan that is, as the date for the demo has been confirmed but is currently only scheduled to be available in that region.
The demo is set to include "two scenarios from the early parts" of Naruto Shippuden
, as players will fight it out in a battle between the Third Hokage and Nine-Tails. The second scenario will feature a rumble with Minato Namikaze, squaring off against the Masked Man.
The demo is set to hit the Marketplace for Japan on February 19th.
Coming back across to this side of the Earth, Namco Bandai have also announced pre-order bonuses for Europe. We already know that the EU will be able to get their hands on Limited Editions
with limited copies of the 'first run' editions set to include
the Dragon Ball Z Goku Costume
for Naruto. Now there will be more fighting gear for your character to wear, as five exclusive costumes will be available to download from the Marketplace for those who pre-order the game:
- Naruto will be playable in Samurai armor.Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
- The fifth Hokage from the hidden village of the Leaf, Tsunade, will be playable in a swimsuit costume.
- The Uchiha survivor will slash his way with a top notch Japanese Kimono.
- Sakura will be playable in a typical Japanese school uniform.
- A special costume will let you play Itachi dressed in his ANBU outfit.
is set for release on March 5th for North America, March 8th for Europe and Australasia, and April 18th for Japan.