During its Anime Expo event on Saturday, Bandai Namco Entertainment presented a fresh teaser for the Naruto x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections video game. The game's narrative, which features the original characters Nanashi and Merz, is highlighted in the trailer, accessible in both English and Japanese audio.
This year, the game will be released on Steam for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.
There are 124 characters from earlier games as well as new playable ninjas like Ashura and Indra in the new game. Sasuke Uchiha (Supporting Kage) and Naruto Uzumaki (Baryon Mode) will also appear in the game.
In February 2016, the PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions of Naruto Shippden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 were released in North America and Japan. The game's expansion, Naruto Shippden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto, was later published by Bandai Namco Entertainment in February 2017. In August 2017, Bandai Namco Entertainment also published the Naruto Shippden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy collection for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC in the West. This set comprises the Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy and Naruto Shippden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto. In April 2020, the Nintendo Switch game Naruto Shippden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road to Boruto was released.
The first three games in the Ultimate Ninja Storm (known as Naruto Storm in Japan) game series were released as a Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy in July 2017 for the PlayStation 4. In August 2017, Bandai Namco Entertainment made the trilogy available digitally outside of Japan for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC through Steam. The game library was later made available for Switch in April 2018.