Publisher Adult Swim Games and Japanese developer Soleil have announced Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam. It will launch this summer.
Soleil is the studio that developed Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. Its staff consists of a number of former Team Ninja employees who have worked on the Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden franchises.
Here is an overview of the game, via Adult Swim Games:
Become the Samurai and Defeat Aku Forever
Become Samurai Jack, the greatest warrior of the past, present and future. Journey through time to finally stop Aku’s evil reign in this new adventure told by the creators of Samurai Jack. Encounter your favorite characters from the show including The Scotsman, Scaramouche, Sir Rothchild, and more!
Create Your Own Samurai Adventure
An untold Samurai Jack adventure that ties into the epic series finale. Team up with trusted allies from the show to face off against familiar enemies. Visit classic worlds and moments from your favorite episodes. Travel to a dark future to free mankind. Dive into the past to face off against terrifying monsters. Seek your fate as you travel across space and time. Equip and master over a dozen different weapons in combat. Increase your power even more by training and unlocking new skills to support your playstyle.
An IGN preview offers the first trailer and screenshots, as well as confirms that the game is written by series head writer Darrick Bachman.
Adult Swim Games will host a panel at PAX East 2020 at the Boston Convention Center on February 28, where Samurai Jack series creator Genndy Tartakovsky and head writer Darrick Bachman will share more information about the game.
Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.