Project Lumina has released the latest information on Melty Brad: Type Lumina (MeltyBlood: Type Lumina) on June 26. Two new playable characters will be added this summer and two will be added this winter. It seems that large updates are planned for all characters and systems.
Melty Blood: Type Lumina is the latest work of the 2D fighting game series Melty Blood handled by French bread. In the conventional Melty Blood series, it was based on the world view of Tsukihime by Type-Moon. In this work, the base of the world view has been changed to the remake version of Tsukihime Tsukihime-A Piece of Blue Glass Moon-. At the same time, battle systems and visuals have been renewed, and new battles are being developed while keeping the Melty Blood character as it is. The elements include the story of each character by Kinoko Nasu, and a Rapid Beat System, which allows you to easily complete a combo. According to the press release, the cumulative sales have exceeded 270,000.
In this announcement, a new character implementation roadmap was released. In this work, after the release in September 2021, from the end of 2021 to April 2022, four additional playable characters were distributed as free DLC. According to the roadmap, this work will add four more playable characters from this summer to this winter. The fifth and sixth characters this summer, and the seventh eighth character this winter appeared. According to the addition of playable characters, the addition of character stories and battle stages will appear as before. In addition, the additional character of the fifth to the eighth person is undecided, as in the case of the additional character announcement to the fourth person.
As a free update, large renovation and functions will be implemented. Examples of specific updates include large-scale updates for all characters and systems, and functions and improvements in network mode. As a detailed update example, it seems that the display of combo damage during the match and the matching improvement of training in rank matches are also planned. In addition to the published content, large renovation and functions are also planned. The update example described in the press release is as shown in the image below.
In this work, the title (free word) for customization, a simple message for player matches, and two types of Plate will be added on June 29. The title seems to have about 400 units, including Enjoy, Gaming, ancient, Mapo Tofu, and I’m it, including a familiar word for Type-Moon fans and fighting game players. 。 In addition, the third official tournament will be held from late September 2022 to early October. From today, the application for a community tournament to be held from July 30 to September 30 is being accepted.
Melty Blood: Type Lumina is on sale for the regular version for PLAYSTATION 4/Xbox One/Nintendo Switch/PC (Steam) for 7480 yen including tax.