Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Announces Playable Lucilius, DLC and Update Schedule, Umamusume Avatars & Narmaya Costume

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Announces Playable Lucilius, DLC and Update Schedule, Umamusume Avatars & Narmaya Costume

Cygames and Arc System Works have announced the new playable DLC character for their upcoming fighting game Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising, Lucilius. He is the first character of the Character Pass Part 1, which will be comprised of six characters and is set to launch in the middle of January 2024.

Additionally, Lucilius is voiced by Sean Chiplock and Takahiro Sakurai in English and Japanese, respectively. Plus, before becoming playable, he will first appear in the game as a boss.

The release schedule for the rest of Character Pass Part 1 is as follows:

  • Late February – Character #2
  • April – Character #3
  • May – Character #4
  • Summer – Character #5
  • Fall – Character #6

Further, the updates schedule for Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising is as follows:

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Lastly, aside from the Umamusume: Pretty Derby Premium Avatar Set launching on December 14, 2023, for $9.99, adding Tokai Teio, Silence Suzuka, and Mejiro McQueen Premium Avatars and the Grand Bruise Legends Carrot Blade weapon skin, various costumes were confirmed to appear in-game.

The following Narmaya outfit was revealed:

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You can view the Umamusume: Pretty Derby Premium Avatar Set trailer for Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising below:

https://youtu.be/EfpFDARqVaI?si=y1bvbOAxRxkY_rcP

You can view the full Granblue Showcase Part 2 below:

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising features the original 24-character Versus cast alongside several new ones. A newly implemented mechanic will be Ultimate Skills, which are more powerful iterations of Versus’ Plus Skills, enabling new combo extension opportunities and ways to punish opponents. Additionally, a new Story mode will be available in a more convenient fashion, abolishing item collection, growth elements, and some quest battles. It will be an abridged version of Versus’ 50 RPG Mode chapters, too.

This release will also feature enhanced graphics, an improved online lobby with a vaster environment, and Grand Bruise Legends! Mode, comprising minigames such as obstacle course Rising Royale and Gold Brick Hoarder.

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam on December 14, 2023.

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